Nguyễn Phú Trọng

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Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Nguyễn Phú Trọng in 2018
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam
Assumed office
19 January 2011
Preceded byNông Đức Mạnh
9th President of Vietnam
In office
23 October 2018 – 5 April 2021
Prime MinisterNguyễn Xuân Phúc
Vice PresidentĐặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh
Preceded byTrần Đại Quang
Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh (acting)
Succeeded byNguyễn Xuân Phúc
Secretary of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party
Assumed office
19 January 2011
DeputyNgô Xuân Lịch
Preceded byNông Đức Mạnh
Chairman of the National Assembly
In office
26 June 2006 – 23 July 2011
Preceded byNguyễn Văn An
Succeeded byNguyễn Sinh Hùng
Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee
In office
January 2000 – 26 June 2006
Preceded byLê Xuân Tùng
Succeeded byPhạm Quang Nghị
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
19 May 2002
Personal details
Born (1944-04-14) 14 April 1944 (age 79)
Hanoi, French Indochina
(now Vietnam)
Political partyCommunist Party of Vietnam
Spouse(s)Ngô Thị Mẫn
Alma materUniversity of Hanoi
National Academy of Public Administration
Russian Academy of Sciences

Nguyễn Phú Trọng (born 14 April 1944) is a Vietnamese politician. He is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam since 19 January 2011. Nguyễn was also the President of Vietnam, de jure head of state of Vietnam, in office from 2018 until 2021.[1] Nguyễn Phú Trọng was also Chairman of the National Assembly from 2006 to 2011.

References[change | change source]

  1. Phan, Anh (2018-10-23). "It's official: Party chief Trong is Vietnam's new president". VnExpress International. Retrieved 2018-10-23.