Lê Đức Anh

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Le Duc Anh
President of Vietnam
In office
24 September 1992 – 24 September 1997
Preceded by Vo Chi Cong
Succeeded by Tran Duc Luong
Minister of Defence
In office
February 1987 – August 1991
Preceded by Van Tien Dung
Succeeded by Doan Khue
Member of the Politburo
In office
31 March 1982 – 29 December 1997
Personal details
Born 1 December 1920 (1920-12-01) (age 93)
Thừa Thiên–Huế Province
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam
Military service
Awards Template:Gold Star Order (Vietnam)Template:Ho Chi Minh OrderTemplate:Military Exploit Order

Lê Đức Anh (born 1 December 1920) is an Vietnamese general and politician. He was President of Vietnam from 1992 until 1997. He became President after leading the Vietnamese forces in Cambodia throughout the 1980s. He was regarded as a conservative.[1] He supported maintaining strict party control over local policies.

He was born in Phú Lộc District, Thừa Thiên–Huế Province on 1 December 1920.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bolton 1999, 176