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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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.
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.