Pol Pot

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Person.png Pol Pot   History Commons WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
(War Criminal)
BornSaloth Sar
1925-05-19
Prek Sbauv, Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Died1998-04-15 (Age 72)
Anlong Veng, Oddar Meanchey, Cambodia
Alma materFrench School of Electronics and Computer Science
ChildrenSar Patchata
SpouseKhieu Ponnary
PartyCommunist Party

Pol Pot presided over a totalitarian dictatorship, in which his government made urban dwellers move - on pain of death - to the countryside to work in collective farms and on forced labour projects.

19 May 1925|15 April 1998| 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:The Long Secret AlliancearticleSeptember 1997John PilgerThe suppressed history of US sponsorship of the genocidal Pol Pot Khymer Rouge regime in Cambodia through the 1970-80's


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