Phùng Quang Thanh

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Phùng Quang Thanh
Mr. Phung Quang Thanh.jpg
General Phùng Quang Thanh
10th Minister of Defence
In office
28 June 2006 – 8 April 2016
PresidentNguyễn Minh Triết
Trương Tấn Sang
Trần Đại Quang
Prime MinisterNguyễn Tấn Dũng
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Preceded byPhạm Văn Trà
Succeeded byNgô Xuân Lịch
Member of the Politburo
In office
25 April 2006 – 28 January 2016
10th Chief of the General Staff
In office
May 2001 – August 2006
PresidentTrần Đức Lương
Nguyễn Minh Triết
Preceded byLê Văn Dũng
Succeeded byNguyễn Khắc Nghiên
Personal details
Born(1949-02-02)2 February 1949
Mê Linh, Hanoi, Vietnam
Died11 September 2021(2021-09-11) (aged 72)
Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam
Political partyFlag of the Communist Party of Vietnam.svg Communist Party of Vietnam
Alma materVoroshilov Academy
Military Academy of Vietnam
AwardsHero of the People's Armed Forces
Glorious Fighter Medal
Vietnam Feat Order
Military service
Allegiance Vietnam
Branch/serviceFlag of the People's Army of Vietnam.svg Vietnam People's Army
Years of service1967–2016
RankVietnam People's Army General.jpg Army General
(ru:генерал армии)
Battles/warsVietnam War

Phùng Quang Thanh (2 February 1949 – 11 September 2021) was Vietnamese politician and general. Phùng Quang Thanh was an officer of the Vietnam People's Army and a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

Thahn died on 11 September 2021 in Hanoi, Vietnam from lung cancer at the age of 72.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Đại tướng Phùng Quang Thanh từ trần" (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2021-09-11.