Men Sam An

Her Excellency
Men Sam An
Minister of National Assembly–Senate Relations and Inspection
Assumed office
16 July 2004
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia
Assumed office
25 September 2008
Monarch Norodom Sihamoni
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Member of Parliament
for Svay Rieng
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1953-08-15) 15 August 1953
Sambo, Kratié, Cambodia
Nationality Cambodian
Political party Cambodian People's Party
Religion Buddhism
Military service
Allegiance  Cambodia
Service/branch Royal Cambodian Army
Years of service 1970–present[1]
Rank General
Battles/wars Cambodian Civil War
This is a Cambodian name; the family name is Men.

Men Sam An (Khmer: ម៉ែន សំអន; born August 15, 1953) is a Cambodian politician. She belongs to the Cambodian People's Party and was elected to represent Svay Rieng Province in the National Assembly of Cambodia in 2003.[2]

As of 2009, she serves as Permanent Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia.[3] She is the first female deputy prime minister and four-star general.[1] She joined the army in 1970 during the US-backed Khmer Republic era, beginning her career as military nurse.


  1. 1 2 "Men Sam An, the First Women Deputy Prime Minister". 25 February 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. "Election results". Cambodia National Election Committee. Accessed June 18, 2008.

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