Savang Vatthana

Savang Vatthana

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Death 13 Jun 1978 (aged 70)
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 11724224 · View Source
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Last king of the Kingdom of Laos. He was born in Louang Phrabang, Laos, the son of King Sisavang Vong and Queen Kham-Oun I. In 1951, he served as Prime Minister, and when his father became ill on August 20, 1959, he was assigned Regent.On October 29, 1959, he acsended the throne upon the death of his father. He abdicated on December 2, 1975, after the communist revolution. In 1978, he was killed by his Pathet Lao captors in an internment camp in northern Laos, along with Queen Khamphoui and Crown Prince Vong Savang. He is believed to have been buried in an unmarked grave outside of the camp.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 11 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11724224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Savang Vatthana (13 Nov 1907–13 Jun 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11724224, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost or destroyed.