Nguyen Van Thieu
|Nguyen Van Thieu|
|President of South Vietnam|
14 June 1965 – 21 April 1975
|Preceded by||Phan Khắc Sửu|
|Succeeded by||Dương Văn Minh|
5 April 1923|
Phan Rang–Tháp Chàm, Ninh Thuận Province, French Indochina
|Died||29 September 2001
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Political party||National Social Democratic Front|
|Spouse(s)||Nguyễn Thị Mai Anh|
Nguyen Van Thieu or Nguyễn Văn Thiệu was the leader of South Vietnam from 1965 to 1975. He was a general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. Thieu became head of a military junta, meaning the military controlled the government. He was then elected president.
References[change | change source]
- Butterfield, Fox (1). "Nguyen Van Thieu Is Dead at 76; Last President of South Vietnam". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/01/us/nguyen-van-thieu-is-dead-at-76-last-president-of-south-vietnam.html. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
- Ronald B. Frankum Jr. Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam, 2011 p.331 "Nguyễn Văn Thiệu"
- Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker The A to Z of Vietnam, 2010, p.283. "Nguyễn Văn Thiệu"