Norodom Sihanouk


Cambodian people burn incence and lay lotus flowers for the late... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Burning,Cambodia,Cambodian Royalty,City,Contemplation,Flower,Former,Full,Funeral,Hands Clasped,Horizontal,Incense,Luxury,Lying Down,Mourner,Norodom Sihanouk,People,Phnom Penh,Praying,Royal Palace - Phnom Penh,Royalty,Sea,StreetPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPCambodian people burn incence and lay lotus flowers for the late former King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on February 1, 2013 as a sea of mourners filled the streets of the Cambodian capital for a lavish funeral for the revered former king. Sihanouk, who abdicated in 2004 after steering Cambodia through six decades marked by independence from France, civil war, the murderous Khmer Rouge regime and finally peace, died of a heart attack in Beijing on October 15, 2012 and will be cremated on February 4. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)