King Norodom Sihanouk

“I am Sihanouk,” he once said, “and all Cambodians are my children.” ‎”I have always been dedicated to my homeland. I try to give happiness, some prosperity, and education to my people. I want my country to be independent, always independent.”

-Father of Independence, King Norodom Sihanouk
(Born: October 31, 1922, Phnom Penh; Died: October 15, 2012, Beijing, China)

Photo by J. Kaufman
The Queen Mother Library