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Lon Nol

Personal data
Date of birthNovember 13, 1913
Place of birthPrey Veng, Cambodia
Date of deathNovember 17, 1985(age 72)
Place of deathFullerton, California,
United States
President of the Khmer Republic
In officeMarch 10, 1972 - April 1, 1975
Succeeded bySaukam Khoy
Preceded byCheng Heng
Prime Minister of Cambodia
In officeOctober 25, 1966 � May 1, 1967
August 14, 1969 - March 11, 1972
Succeeded bySon Sann
Sisowath Sirik Matak
Preceded byNorodom Kantol
Samdech Penn Nouth

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Lon Nol ( ; November 13, 1913 � November 17, 1985) was a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister of Cambodia twice, as well as serving repeatedly as Defense Minister. He led a military coup against Prince Norodom Sihanouk and became self-proclaimed President of the newly created Khmer Republic.

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