Chan Nak

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Chan Nak
13th Prime Minister of Cambodia
In office
23 November 1953 – 7 April 1954
Monarch Norodom Sihanouk
Preceded by Penn Nouth
Succeeded by Norodom Sihanouk
Minister of Justice
In office
Prime Minister Sisowath Monireth
Minister for the Interior
In office
Minister of Information
In office
Personal details
Born (1892-05-27)27 May 1892
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Died 7 November 1954(1954-11-07) (aged 62)
Paris, France
Religion Buddhism

Chan Nak (May 27, 1892, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – November 7, 1954, Paris) was the Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1953 to 1954.[1] He was the second prime minister of an independent Cambodia, following Penn Nouth.

Before being appointed the prime minister, Chan served as the Minister of Justice in 1945, 1945–1946 and 1950, the Interior Minister from 1953–1954 and the Information Minister from 1953 to 1954.[2]

Political offices
Preceded by
Penn Nouth
Prime Minister of Cambodia
Succeeded by
Norodom Sihanouk


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  2. ^ Biographical entry at