Trương Tấn Sang

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Trương. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should be called by the given name Sang.
Trương Tấn Sang
7th President of Vietnam
In office
25 July 2011 – 2 April 2016
Prime MinisterNguyễn Tấn Dũng
Vice PresidentNguyễn Thị Doan
Preceded byNguyễn Minh Triết
Succeeded byTrần Đại Quang
Executive Secretary of the Communist Party
In office
May 2006 – 3 August 2011
Preceded byPhan Dien
Succeeded byLê Hồng Anh
Head of the Party Central Committee Economic Commission
In office
January 2000 – January 2003
Preceded byNguyễn Tấn Dũng
Succeeded byVương Đình Huệ
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee
In office
June 1996 – January 2000
Preceded byVo Tran Chi
Succeeded byNguyễn Minh Triết
Chair of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee
In office
March 1992 – July 1996
Preceded byNguyen Vinh Nghiep
Succeeded byVo Viet Thanh
Personal details
Born (1949-01-21) 21 January 1949 (age 74)
Đức Hòa District, French Indochina (now Vietnam)
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam
Spouse(s)Mai Thi Hanh
Alma materNational Academy of Public Administration

Trương Tấn Sang (born January 21, 1949) was President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 25 July 2011 to 2 April 2016.

Trương Tấn Sang became member of the Communist Party of Vietnam on 20 December 1969. And became a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1991, and in 1996 he became a member of the Politburo. On 25 July 2011, he was elected President of Vietnam by the National Assembly with 97% of the votes.[1]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Phan Dien
Executive Secretary of the Communist Party
Succeeded by
Lê Hồng Anh
Political offices
Preceded by
Nguyễn Minh Triết
President of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Trần Đại Quang