Sopheap Toum

1950–2003 (Age 53)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Life of Sopheap

Sopheap Toum was born on 23 February 1950, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She died on 12 August 2003, at the age of 53.

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Sopheap Toum
Tien Voulthy

Spouse & Children

  • Female1950–2003Female

  • Tien Voulthy


World Events (3)


Age 3

Cambodia wins its independence from France. Under King Sihanouk, it becomes the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Age 15

Relations are broken with the U.S. Head of State Sihanouk allows North Vietnamese guerrillas to set up bases in Cambodia in pursuance of their campaign against the U.S.-backed government in South Vietnam.

Age 25

Cambodia is renamed Kampuchea.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): nickname from Middle English toute ‘buttocks’, ‘rump’, or a topographic name from the same word used in a transferred sense to denote a smooth, rounded hillock.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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