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Nguyen Van Thieu

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu

Profession: Vietnamese Politican


Why Famous: President of South Vietnam (1965-1975)

Born: April 5, 1923
Birthplace: Phan Rang, Vietnam

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Died: September 29, 2001 (aged 78)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Events in the Life of Nguyen Van Thieu

  • 1967-09-03 Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution
  • 1967-10-31 Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep
  • 1975-04-21 Last South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

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