Sisavang Vong (1885 - 1959)
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Sisavang Vong (1885 - 1959)


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Sisavang Vong (or Sisavangvong) (November 1885 - 29 October 1959), King of Laos, was born at Luang Phrabang, on July 14, 1885. His father was Zakarine, King of Louang Phrabang and his mother was Queen Thongsy.

He succeeded his father as King of Luang Prabang, then a French protectorate within French Indochina, in 1904.

He was a lifelong supporter of French rule in Laos, and in 1945 he refused to co-operate with Lao nationalists who declared the country independent.

--Read more at  Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia 


Laos 5 Kip 1962 (Royal Lao)


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