Sisowath Ritharavong

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Prince Sisowath Ritharavong (born on February 6, 1935 – 1975) was the father of Prince Sisowath Sararith, son of Prince Sisowath Sisura (line of Prince Sisowath Essaravong). His mother was Princess Sisowath Darameth, daughter of Prince Sisowath Dung Leakhana.

He served in the Royal Cambodian Navy Rank in US Military equivalent O-5 (US Navy Captain... US Army "Bird" or Full Col. March 3, 1975 when he was arrested by the Khmer Rouge. Ritharavong was imprisoned at S-21 prison, Phnom Penh where he is believed to have been executed.[1] Many members of the Cambodian Royal family were executed quietly at the Olympic Stadium soon after the fall of Phnom Penh in April, 1975.[2] To date no records of these executions have been found.

The Prince was married to Ms. Hubertine Belconde and had two children, Chhath Noreth and Theraknhean, who are now living in the United States.[3]


  1. ^ Royal Ark Genealogy website, retrieved 16/11/08
  2. ^ The Royal House of Cambodia, Julio A Jeldres, Monument Books, Phnom Penh, 2003
  3. ^ Photographs of the Prince and his descendants

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