HRH Prince Norodom Phanuvong created Commander of the Legion d’Honneur on August 9th 1927

HRH Prince Samdech Krom Preah Akkak Mahassena Norodom Phanuvong (1871-1934) was the son of HM King Norodom with his Favourite wife, Khun Preah Mer Moneang Socheat Bopha Nuon, famous as “Khun Than”.

He married in 1921 Princess Sisowath Bophasy (1901-1957). Their only child, Prince Norodom Monissara (1922-1975) was my grandfather on my Mother’s side.

N. Phanuvong

He was named Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and Cults under his first cousin’s reign, HM King Sisowath Monivong.

Here is the article published in French Newspaper “L’Express du Midi” quoting the decree of nomination of Prince Phanuvong to the dignity of “Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur” on 9th August 1927.

 

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One thought on “HRH Prince Norodom Phanuvong created Commander of the Legion d’Honneur on August 9th 1927

  1. Caro Ravi scusa se non ho risposto subito a questo messaggio, molto interessante ed al precedente, che lo è molto di più, anzi affascinante! che chiave particolare hai usato per descrivere la realtà dei tuoi due paesi e raccontare la tua vita…. Un caro saluto ed a presto, Maurizio

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