Đỗ Mười

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Đỗ Mười in March 2008

Đỗ Mười (2 February 1917 – 1 October 2018) was a Vietnamese communist politician. He served as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 27 June 1991 through 29 December 1997.

Muoi was born on 2 February 1917 in Dong Phu, Thanh Trì, Hanoi as Nguyễn Duy Cống. He turned 100 in 2017.[1]

Longevity[change | change source]

Until October 2018, he was the oldest and earliest serving former Prime Minister of Vietnam and the oldest living state leader at the age of 101.

Death[change | change source]

On April 12, 2018, Đỗ Mười was admitted to the Central Military Hospital 108 in Hanoi.[2][3] He died on October 1, 2018 at the age of 101, after a long period of illness.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ngày bình dị ở tư gia nguyên Tổng bí thư Đỗ Mười" (in Vietnamese). Giadinh.net. 2 February 2017.
  2. "Chủ tịch Quốc hội Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân thăm nguyên Tổng Bí thư Đỗ Mười". www.qdnd.vn.
  3. VTV, BAO DIEN TU (28 April 2018). "Nguyên Tổng Bí thư Đỗ Mười nhận Huy hiệu 80 năm tuổi Đảng".
  4. "Nguyên Tổng Bí thư Đỗ Mười qua đời". Radio Free Asia.
  5. "Nguyên Tổng bí thư Đỗ Mười qua đời". 2 October 2018 – via www.bbc.com.

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