Nguyen Cao Ky

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Nguyen. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should be called by the given name Ky.
Nguyễn Cao Kỳ
Nguyen Cao Ky 1967.jpg
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
1967–1971
PresidentNguyen Van Thieu
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)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Republic of Vietnam
Branch/serviceFlag of the Republic of Vietnam Air Force.svg Republic of Vietnam Air Force
Years of service1949–1971
RankB VNAF-OF-7.svg Major General
(Thiếu Tướng), Air Force commander
Battles/wars

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
1965–1967
Succeeded by
Nguyen Van Loc
Political offices
Preceded by
––
Vice-President of the Republic of Vietnam
1967–1971
Succeeded by
Tran Van Huong