Pol Pot


Born: 5/19/1924 in Prek Sbauv, Cambodia
Died: 4/15/1998
Age: 73
Cause of death: unknown

Full name: Saloth Sar, Tol Saut, Pol Porth
Noted For: Cambodian leader; founded Khmer Rouge (1960), dictator of Cambodia (Communist, 1975-79), conducted genocides, attacked Vietnam (1978), overthrown (1979), headed Khmer Rouge in exile (1979-92).

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