Ang Duong


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Ang Duong

 

Born about 1806; died 1860. King of Cambodia from 1841. He waged war against Vietnam with the support of Siam from 1841 to 1845. In 1845 he reached an agreement with Siam and Vietnam providing for joint Siamese-Vietnamese guarantees for Cambodia. In 1847 he was officially crowned in the presence of representatives of both states. In 1860 he fought unsuccessfully against the Vietnamese over the issue of border territory.

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The final essay in the volume moves away from the early modern period, and provides a brief look at the movement of Buddhist teachers, texts, and ceremonies from Thailand to Cambodia during the reigns of King Mongkut and King Ang Duong.
Her answer lies in the changes that began during the misogynist rule of King Ang Duong in the mid-nineteenth century.
Having grown up in the Bangkok court, Jacobsen suggests that Ang Duong 'inculcated elite Cambodian society with models of correct behaviour that reflected the conservatism of the Thai court' (p.
Constitutionally, the king of Cambodia must be at least 30 years old and a member of the royal family and descended from King Ang Duong, King Norodom or King Sisowath, and should be a man.
Cambodia's bloody resistance against the Vietnamese, led by the pro-Siamese Ang Duong (Ang Chan's brother) was especially vigorous between 1841-45.
Constitutionally, the king of Cambodia must be at least 30 and a member of the royal family and descended from King Ang Duong, King Norodom or King Sisowath, and should be a man.
Constitutionally, the king must be at least 30 years old and descending from the country's last three royal family lines -- Ang Duong, Norodom or Sisowath.