Norodom Suramarit

Norodom Suramarit ( 6 March 1896 – 3 April 1960) was King of Cambodia from 3 March 1955 until his death in 1960.


  • We are your spiritual descendants. A man called Kaundinya (a Brahmin) came from South India years ago, defeated the Cambodian princess, married her, settled down, established his dynasty, and, we are the spiritual descendants of that dynasty. The name Khmer civilization which you give to that comes from the word Kh-Meru of which Kaundinya was a citizen here.
    • Radhakrishnan, S Our Heritage Oriental Paperbacks, New Delhi. p. 26
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