Nguyen Cao Ky

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Nguyễn Cao Kỳ
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
In office
19 June 1965 – 31 October 1967
Preceded byPhan Huy Quát
Succeeded byNguyễn Văn Lộc
Vice President of the Republic of Vietnam
In office
PresidentNguyễn Văn Thiệu
Succeeded byTrần Văn Hương
Personal details
Born(1930-09-08)8 September 1930
Sơn Tây, Tonkin, French Indochina (now Hanoi, Vietnam)
Died23 July 2011(2011-07-23) (aged 80)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Resting placeRose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California, U.S.
Political partyNone (Military)
Military service
Allegiance Republic of Vietnam
Branch/service Republic of Vietnam Air Force
Years of service1949–1971
Rank Major General
(Thiếu Tướng), Air Force commander
Vietnamese name
VietnameseNguyễn Cao Kỳ

Nguyễn Cao Kỳ (8 September 1930–23 July 2011) was a South Vietnamese military leader, politician and Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam in a military junta from 1965 to 1967.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mydans, Seth. "Nguyen Cao Ky, South Vietnam Leader, Dies at 80," New York Times (US). July 23, 2011; retrieved 2011-10-23.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Do Khac Mai
Commander Vietnam Air Force
1963 – 1965
Succeeded by
Trần Văn Minh
Preceded by
Phan Huy Quat
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Nguyen Van Loc
Political offices
Preceded by
Vice-President of the Republic of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Tran Van Huong