Norodom Arunrasmy

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Her Royal Highness
Norodom Arunrasmy
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Cambodian Ambassador to Malaysia
In office
April 2005 – 23 April 2018
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Succeeded by Rath Many
Member of the Senate
Assumed office
23 April 2018
Nominated by Norodom Sihamoni
President of the FUNCINPEC Party
In office
23 March 2013 – 19 January 2015
Preceded by Nhek Bun Chhay
Succeeded by Norodom Ranariddh
Personal details
Born (1955-10-02) 2 October 1955 (age 62)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Political party FUNCINPEC
Spouse(s) Sisowath Sirirath
(m. 1970; div. 1991)
Keo Puth Rasmey
(m. 1991)
Children 5
Parents Norodom Sihanouk
Mam Manivan Phanivong
House House of Norodom
Royal Family of Cambodia
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HM The King


HM The Queen Mother

  • HRH Prince Norodom Ranariddh
    • HRH Prince Norodom Chakravuth
    • HRH Prince Norodom Sihariddh
    • HRH Princess Norodom Rattana Devi
    • HH Prince Norodom Sothearidh
    • HH Prince Norodom Ranavong
  • HRH Princess Norodom Bopha Devi
    • HRH Princess Sisowath Moni Kossoma
    • HRH Princess Sisowath Kalyan Tevi
    • HH Norodom Chansita Forsinetti
    • HRH Prince Sisowath Chivannariddh
    • HRH Prince Sisowath Veakchiravuddh
  • HRH Prince Norodom Yuvaneath
    Neak Moneang Norodom Kim Yuvaneath
    • HRH Princess Norodom Chhavann-rangsi
    • HRH Prince Norodom Yuveakduri
    • HRH Prince Norodom Veakchearavouth
      HRH Princess Norodom Veakchearavouth
    • HRH Prince Norodom Veakcharin
    • HRH Princess Norodom Pekina
    • HRH Princess Norodom Yuveakdevi
  • HRH Prince Norodom Chakrapong
    Neak Moneang Norodom Kachanipha Chakrapong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Buddhapong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Amarithivong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Naravong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Narithipong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Ravichak
    • HRH Princess Norodom Nanda Dévi
    • HRH Princess Norodom Vimalea
    • HRH Princess Norodom Bophary
    • HRH Prince Norodom Ithipong
    • HRH Prince Norodom Rindra
    • HRH Prince Norodom Charurak
    • HRH Prince Norodom Pongmonirith
    • HRH Princess Norodom Pongsoriya
  • HRH Prince Norodom Narindrapong
    • HRH Princess Norodom Simonarine
    • HRH Princess Norodom Moninouk
  • HRH Princess Norodom Arunrasmy
    HE Keo Puth Rasmey
    • HRH Prince Sisowath Nakia
    • HRH Prince Sisowath Nando
    • HRH Princess Sisowath Sirikith Nathalie
    • HRH Princess Keo Ponita
    • HRH Prince Keo Khemuni

Norodom Arunrasmy (Khmer: នរោត្តម អរុណរស្មី; born 2 October 1955) a Cambodian royal politician and diplomat who is the youngest daughter of HM King Father Norodom Sihanouk and stepdaughter of Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk. Her birth mother is Mam Manivan Phanivong, a Lao woman who was born in Vientiane, Laos, who married King Sihanouk in 1949. She was born in Phnom Penh on October 2, 1955. Princess Arunrasmy attended primary school at the Petit Lycée Descartes in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and attended secondary school at a Roman Catholic boarding school called Mater Dei in Kep province. She is fluent in Khmer, Lao, Thai, French, and English.

She was selected as the Funcinpec candidate for the 2008 Cambodian parliamentary elections[1], and was the Cambodian Ambassador to Malaysia from 2005 to 2018 before being nominated to the Senate by King Norodom Sihamoni.[2]

Styles of
Norodom Arunrasmey
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Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness

Family[edit]

Arunrasmy married Major Prince Sisowath Sirirath in 1970,[3] with whom she had three children: Sisowath Nakia, Sisowath Nando and Sisowath Sirikith Nathalie. They divorced in 1991, and she married Keo Puth Rasmey, with whom she had two children: Keo Ponita Rasmey Norodom and Keo Khemoni Rasmey Norodom.[4]

Official Titles and Awards[edit]

On February 21, 1994, King Norodom Sihanouk elevated the princess to the rank of Preah Ang Machas Reach Botrei Preah Anoch. She was elevated again by King Sihanouk to the rank of Samdach Reach Botrei Preah Anoch on 31 August 2004. The princess has received many awards. She is an officer of the Royal Order of Her Majesty the Queen, Preah Moha Ksatriyani Preah Sisowath Kossamak Nearyrath, Commander of the Royal Order of Monisaraphon, and more.

Orders [5][edit]

National
Foreign

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cambodian Princess Norodom Arunrasmy wins premiership candidate of Funcinpec. English.peopledaily.com.cn (2007-10-18). Retrieved on 2013-03-05.
  2. ^ Cambodian princess new envoy to Malaysia. Thestar.com.my (2004-12-04). Retrieved on 2013-03-05.
  3. ^ Royal Ark
  4. ^ Vong Sokheng (18 October 2007). "Royalists nominate princess for PM slot". Phnom Penh Post. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Royal Ark

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