Pol PotPol· Pot
(born Saloth Sar) 1925-98; Cambodian political leader: de facto ruler (1975-76) & prime minister (1976-79)
Cambodian political leader whose Khmer Rouge movement overthrew the Cambodian government in 1975. Under his regime executions and famine killed an estimated three million people. He fled the capital in 1979 when Vietnamese forces overthrew his government.
photographed in 1998