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date: 21 October 2019

Pol Pot (born Saloth Sar) (c.1925–98) Cambodian Communist leader, Prime Minister (1976–79). 

A Dictionary of World History
Anne KerrAnne Kerr, Edmund WrightEdmund Wright

From 1968 he led the Khmer Rouge, becoming Prime Minister soon after its seizure of power in 1975. During his regime the Khmer Rouge embarked on a brutal reconstruction programme in which more than 2 million Cambodians died. Overthrown by a Vietnamese invasion in ... ...

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