House of Norodom

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House of Norodom
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Country Cambodia
Founded1806; 213 years ago (1806)
FounderNorodom
Current headNorodom Sihamoni
TitlesKing of Cambodia
Queen of Cambodia
Samdech Krom Preah
Samdech Krom Khun
Samdech Preah Anoch
ReligionOfficial : Theravada Buddhism
De facto :Cambodian Catholic Christianity[citation needed]
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The House of Norodom is the ruling royal house of Cambodia. Its members are direct descendnts of King Norodom (1860–1904), a son of the "Great-King", Ang Duong. The current head of the House of Norodom is the current king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni. Norodom is one of only two royal houses of Cambodia. Its counterpart, the House of Sisowath, is named for another son of Ang Duong, Sisowath. Four members have served as Kings of Cambodia, and three as Prime Ministers.

Members[edit]

List of Norodom monarchs[edit]

Name From To
Norodom 19 October 1860 24 April 1904
Norodom Sihanouk 24 April 1941 3 March 1955
Norodom Suramarit 3 March 1955 3 April 1960
Norodom Sihanouk 24 September 1993 7 October 2004
Norodom Sihamoni 14 October 2004 Present

List of Norodom consorts[edit]

Name From To
Sisowath Kossamak 3 March 1955 3 April 1960
Norodom Monineath 24 September 1993 7 October 2004

List of Norodom Prime Ministers[edit]

Name Term
Norodom Sihanouk 1945, 1950, 1952–1953, 1954, 1955–1956, 1956, 1957, 1958–60, 1961–62
Norodom Kantol 1962–1966
Norodom Ranariddh 1993–1997

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