List of presidents of the Senate of Cambodia

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President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Cambodia Senate logo.png
Seal of the Senate
Say Chhum 2012.JPG
Incumbent
Say Chhum

since 9 June 2015
Senate of Cambodia
StyleHis Excellency
StatusPresiding officer
AppointerElected by the Senate
Term lengthStart of each Senate session and upon a vacancy
Inaugural holderSaukam Khoy
Formation1972; 47 years ago (1972)
25 March 1999; 20 years ago (1999-03-25) (re-established)
Abolished17 April 1975; 44 years ago (1975-04-17)
Websitesenate.gov.kh

The President of the Senate of Cambodia (Khmer: ប្រធានព្រឹទ្ធសភានៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, French: Président du Sénat du Cambodge) is the presiding officer of the upper chamber of the legislature.

The Senate was created in the Khmer Republic in 1972 and replaced the previous upper house, the Council of Kingdom.[1]

Presidents of the Senate of Cambodia[edit]

Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of Office Political Party Senate
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
General Saukham Khoy.jpg Saukam Khoy
(1914–2008)
1972[2] 1975 3 years Social Republican Party (1972)
Office nullified from 1975–1999
Chea Sim 3x4.jpg Chea Sim
(1932–2015)
25 March 1999[3] 8 June 2015 16 years, 75 days Cambodian People's Party 1 (1999)
2 (2006)
3 (2012)
Say Chhum 2012.JPG Say Chhum
(1945–)
9 June 2015 Incumbent 4 years, 127 days Cambodian People's Party
4 (2018)

Presidents of the Council of Kingdom[edit]

Presidents of the Council of Kingdom (French: Président du Conseil du Royaume) from 1947 to 1972. There were 24 members in the council.

Name Took office Left office Notes
Khuon Nay 1948 1950 [4]
Oum Chheang Sun January 1950 February 1952 [4][5]
Penn Nouth ?-1953 1953-?
Norodom Sihanouk October 1955 January 1956
Sim Var 1956 1958 [6][7]
Sam Nhean 1958 1959 [8][7]
Meas Scan 1959 January 1960 [9]
Ek Yi Oun January 1960 1960 [7]
Sisowath Wachhayavong 1960 1960 [10]
Sisowath Monireth 1960 ? [11]
Norodom Kantol ?-1962 1962-? [12]
Norodom Montana ?-1963 1969 [13][14]
Keuk Ky Heang 1969 1970 [15][16]
Ong Sim 1970 1971-? [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.kas.de/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=0ebfcf62-a727-dd61-3315-55af9a4f7c0d&groupId=252038
  2. ^ The Europa World Year Book 1973
  3. ^ The Europa World Year Book 2003
  4. ^ a b Preston, Paul; Partridge, Michael; Best, Antony; Office, Great Britain Foreign (5 May 2019). British documents on foreign affairs: reports and papers from the Foreign Office confidential print. From 1951 through 1956. Asia, 1951. LexisNexis. ISBN 9780886927233 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ http://camdevel.free.fr/pages/HOMMES-HISTOIRE%20DU%20CAMBODGE.pdf
  6. ^ "Current Notes on International Affairs". Department of Foreign Affairs. 5 May 2019 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ a b c Pan-asia Newspaper Alliance, Hongkong (5 May 1960). "The Asia Whos Who 3rd Edition" – via Internet Archive.
  8. ^ "Survey of China Mainland Press". American Consulate General. 1 July 1958 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Service, United States Foreign Broadcast Information (5 May 2019). "Daily Report: Foreign Radio Broadcasts" – via Google Books.
  10. ^ http://learning.asean.org/DATA/DOCUMENTS/2015/03/admin/enc_Cam0257_PDF.pdf.pdf
  11. ^ "Political Handbook of the World". Harper & Brothers. 5 May 1961 – via Google Books.
  12. ^ "Political handbook of the world". 1962.
  13. ^ "Political Handbook and Atlas of the World". Council on Foreign Relations. 5 May 1966 – via Google Books.
  14. ^ "Études cambodgiennes". Service de presse. 5 May 1969 – via Google Books.
  15. ^ "Survey of China Mainland Press". American Consulate General. 5 May 1968 – via Google Books.
  16. ^ Europa (5 May 2019). "The Europa Year Book 1970 A World Survey Vol.-ii" – via Internet Archive.
  17. ^ Kamm, Henry (23 April 1970). "Cambodian Crisis Grows as Troops Seem to Falter" – via NYTimes.com.