Thích Quảng Đức

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Hòa thượng Thích Quảng Đức (1897–June 11, 1963) was a Buddist Monk from Hội Khánh, French Indochina who committed suicide by burning himself to death while sitting in a intersection. He was protesting the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam's Ngô Đình Diệm administration.