Chea Sim

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Samdech Chea Sim

President of the Senate of Cambodia
In office
25 March 1999 – 8 June 2015
Prime MinisterHun Sen
Vice PresidentSay Chhum
Tep Ngorn
Preceded bySaukam Khoy
President of the Cambodian People's Party
In office
17 October 1991 – 8 June 2015
DeputyHun Sen
Preceded byHeng Samrin, as General Secretary of the KPRP
Succeeded byHun Sen
Minister for the Interior
In office
7 January 1979 – 27 June 1981
Prime MinisterPen Sovan
2nd President of the National Assembly
In office
October 1993 – 1998
Prime MinisterNorodom Ranariddh
Ung Huot
Hun Sen
Preceded bySon Sann
Succeeded byNorodom Ranariddh
President of the National Assembly of the People's Republic of Kampuchea
In office
27 June 1981 – June 1993
Prime MinisterPen Sovan
Chan Sy
Hun Sen
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Chairman of the Council of State
In office
6 April 1992 – 14 June 1993
Preceded byHeng Samrin
Succeeded byNorodom Sihanouk
Personal details
Born(1932-11-15)15 November 1932
Romeas Haek, Svay Rieng, French Indochina
Died8 June 2015(2015-06-08) (aged 82)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Political partyCambodian People's Party
Spouse(s)Nhem Soeun

Chea Sim (Khmer: ជា សីុម; 15 November 1932 – 8 June 2015) was a Cambodian politician.[1] He was the President of the National Assembly of Cambodia from 1981 to 1998 (Vice President from June to October 1993) and President of the Senate from 1999 until his death.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chea Sim dead at 83". The Phnom Penh Post. Retrieved 8 June 2015.