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His Excellency

Samdech Chea Sim

GCRS NM
President of the Senate of Cambodia
In office
25 March 1999 – 8 June 2015
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Vice President Say Chhum
Tep Ngorn
Preceded by Saukam Khoy
President of the Cambodian People's Party
In office
17 October 1991 – 8 June 2015
Deputy Hun Sen
Preceded by Heng Samrin, as General Secretary of the KPRP
Succeeded by Hun Sen
Minister for the Interior
In office
7 January 1979 – 27 June 1981
Prime Minister Pen Sovan
2nd President of the National Assembly
In office
October 1993 – 1998
Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh
Ung Huot
Hun Sen
Preceded by Son Sann
Succeeded by Norodom Ranariddh
President of the National Assembly of the People's Republic of Kampuchea
In office
27 June 1981 – June 1993
Prime Minister Pen Sovan
Chan Sy
Hun Sen
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Office abolished
Chairman of the Council of State
In office
6 April 1992 – 14 June 1993
Preceded by Heng Samrin
Succeeded by Norodom Sihanouk
Personal details
Born (1932-11-15)15 November 1932
Romeas Haek, Svay Rieng, French Indochina
Died 8 June 2015(2015-06-08) (aged 82)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Political party Cambodian People's Party
Spouse(s) Nhem Soeun

Chea Sim (Khmer: ជា សីុម; 15 November 1932 – 8 June 2015) was a Cambodian politician. He was the President of the National Assembly of Cambodia from 1981 to 1998 (Vice President from June to October 1993) and President of the Senate from 1999 until his death.


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