Chuon Nath Death, Bio

Name Chuon Nath
Date of Birth March 11, 1883
Place of Birth Cambodia

Chuon Nath


Chuon Nath was born on March 11, 1883 in Cambodia. He died on Sep 25, 1969 (age 86). Buddhist monk who served as Cambodia’s Supreme Patriarch from 1948 till 1969. His reign spanned the years 1948–1969.

He was the leader of a reformist movement within Buddhism that ultimately resulted in a rationalist model. In spite of the fact that Cambodia was under French colonial rule at the time, he made it a top priority to protect the Khmer language and oversaw the compilation of a Khmer dictionary. He came from a family of farmers.

Chuon Nath

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