This former king can be found almost everywhere, just like the former Thai emperor Bhumibol and Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar. If you walk into a shop that can be seen everywhere in Cambodia, you will often see three figures hanging on the wall, the current King Sihamoni , the Queen Mother, and King Sihanouk in the middle . This king can be said to be the most influential figure in modern Cambodia, but what he did and what happened to him is very little known to non-Cambodian nationals.
Figure 1. Cambodian Riel Photo Credit: Double-A Cambodian Riel Sihanouk is a community of Norodom and Sisowath families, the two families originating photo color correction services from Anton (1796–1860) (see [After the Fall of Angkor] Own Country Saved by Others: Cambodia in the Period of French Indochina ) , intermarriage with each other but also jealous of each other. The result of inbreeding is that the Cambodian royal family is often considered by Westerners to be prone to giving birth to disabled children, and this also casts a shadow on the young Sihanouk. Siha means "lion" in Pali.
King Sisowath, who named Sihanouk when he was young, hopes that he can rejuvenate Cambodia like "Richard the Lionheart" rejuvenates England, and his grandmother I hope he can become the " Ashoka " of Cambodia. Figure 2. The statue of Norodom in the Royal Palace of Phnom Penh Photo Credit: Double-A Statue of Norodom in the Royal Palace of Phnom Penh Sihanoukville High School was sent to study in Cochinchina (today's Ho Chi Minh City), where he loved art, was exposed to many Western cultures, and planted the seeds of his love for art in the future. With the support of France, although the Cambodian royal family was regarded as a puppet, they also lived a comfortable life.