Nuon Chea

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Nuon Chea
Nuon Chea on 31 October 2013.jpg
President of the Standing Committee of the Kampuchean People's Representative Assembly
In office
April 13, 1976 – January 7, 1979
PresidentKhieu Samphan
Prime MinisterPol Pot
DeputyNguon Kang
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea
In office
September 27, 1976 – October 25, 1976
PresidentKhieu Samphan
Preceded byPol Pot
Succeeded byPol Pot
Personal details
BornLau Kim Lorn
(1926-07-07) July 7, 1926 (age 92)
Voat Kor, Battambang, French Indochina
Political partyCommunist Party
Spouse(s)Ly Kimseng[1]
ChildrenNuon Say,[2] 2 other children[1]

Nuon Chea (Khmer: នួន ជា; born 7 July 1926),[3] also known as Long Bunruot (Khmer: ឡុង ប៊ុនរត្ន), is a Cambodian former communist politician. Nuon Chea is the oldest living former Prime Minister (serving for a month) and the oldest of the last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Provisional Detention Order (Ordonnance de placement en détention provisoire), Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, retrieved August 7, 2009
  2. Top Khmer Rouge leader arrested in Cambodia, 19 September 2007, The Independent
  3. "NUON Chea". Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Retrieved 17 April 2014.