Cambodia Famous Natives

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.
B - F
  • You Bo writer
  • Long Boret former prime minister
  • Kum Bunnadeth singer
  • Cheam Channy politician
  • Arn Chorn-Pond human rights activist
  • Geraldine Cox president, operator of the Sunrise Children's Village Orphanage, only Australian granted Cambodian citizenship by royal decree, author
  • Vichara Dany actress
  • Virak Dara actress
  • Tep Rin Daro actor
  • Norodom Buppha Devi princess
  • Kong Som Eun film director, actor
  • Thongvan Fanmuong general
  • Sosthene Fernandez commander–in-chief
G - K
  • Preah Maha Ghosananda Buddhist monk
  • Nau Hach writer
  • Cheng Heng former head of state
  • Ung Huot political figure
  • Patricia Hy-Boulais tennis player
  • L'Okhna Suttantaprija Ind Cambodian monk, writer, poet
  • Jayavarman VII former Khmer King
  • Vandy Kaonn Khmer history analyst, author
  • Sar Kheng politician
  • Rim Kin writer
  • Ieu Koeus politician, intellectual
  • Bour Kry supreme patriarch of Dhammayuttika order
L - M
  • Chorn Chan Leakhena actress
  • Kim Leakhena singer
  • Hong Lim politician
  • Somaly Mam author, human rights advocate
  • Son Ngoc Minh politician
  • Ta Mok military commander of the Cambodian Khmer Rouge movement
  • Vann Molyvann architect
  • Danh Monica actress, dancer

  • Chan Nak former prime minister
  • Chuon Nath late supreme patriarch
  • Vann Nath painter, artist, writer, human rights activist
  • Chum Ngek musician
  • Haing S. Ngor actor, physician, author
  • Krom Ngoy poet
  • Lon Nol general, former president, former prime minister
  • Lon Non politician, soldier
  • Norodom I former king
O - P
  • Chanthou Oeur painter, sculptor
  • U Sam Oeur poet
  • Rithy Panh film director, screenwriter
  • Pov Panhapich singer
  • Ieu Pannakar film director, politician
  • Chhet Sovan Panya singer
  • Eh Phoutong kick boxer
  • Meng Keo Pichenda singer
  • Chath Piersath poet, painter, humanitarian
  • Pisith Pilika ballet dancer, actress
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