House of Norodom

House of Norodom
Country  Cambodia
Titles King of Cambodia
Queen of Cambodia
Samdech Krom Preah
Samdech Krom Khun
Samdech Preah Anoch
Founded 1860
Founder Norodom
Current head Norodom Sihamoni
Ethnicity Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese, French
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The House of Norodom is the ruling royal house of Cambodia. It was founded in 1860 by King Norodom I, 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 I. The House of Norodom has produced four monarchs of Cambodia, and three Prime Ministers.


List of Norodom monarchs

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

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

List of Norodom Prime Ministers

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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