Vann Nath

Artist, Author

1946 – 2011

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Who was Vann Nath?

Vann Nath was a Cambodian painter, artist, writer and human rights activist who was one of a diverse group of writers from 22 countries to receive the prestigious Lillian Hellman/Hammett Award which recognizes courage in the face of political persecution which he faced during the Khmer Rouge. He was the eighth Cambodian to win the award since 1995.

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Born
Jan 7, 1946
Battambang Province
Nationality
  • Cambodia
Profession
Lived in
  • Phnom Penh
Died
Sep 5, 2011
Phnom Penh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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