King Norodom Sihanouk

Cambodians mourn former king

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 16:46
The chariot carrying the portrait of late former King Norodom Sihanouk leads his royal funeral procession Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Thousands of mourners accompanied a gilded chariot carrying the body of former King Sihanouk - the dominant figure of modern Cambodia...
Cambodian Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk mourns for her husband and former King Norodom Sihanouk in Beijing, China, on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Sihanouk, the revered former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died...
BANGKOK, Oct 17 - The Cambodian embassy in Bangkok on Wednesday opened its premises for members of the public to sign a condolence book to express sadness for the death of former Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk.
The government has announced that the royal cremation ceremony for HRH Princess Benjaratana will be on April 9, and as such it has been declared an official government holiday.  The official mourning period will be for 3 days, from April 8-10.