Võ Văn Kiệt

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Võ. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should be called by the given name Kiệt.
Võ Văn Kiệt
4th Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
24 September 1992 – 24 September 1997
PresidentLê Đức Anh
DeputyPhan Văn Khải
Preceded byĐỗ Mười
Succeeded byPhan Văn Khải
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
In office
8 August 1991 – 24 September 1992
Preceded byĐỗ Mười
Succeeded byHimself
In office
10 March 1988 – 22 June 1988
Preceded byPhạm Hùng
Succeeded byĐỗ Mười
First Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
23 April 1982 – 8 August 1991
Prime MinisterPhạm Văn Đồng
Phạm Hùng
Đỗ Mười
Succeeded byPhan Văn Khải
Chairman of the State Planning Commission
In office
April 1982 – March 1988
Preceded byNguyễn Lam
Succeeded byĐậu Ngọc Xuân
Personal details
Born23 November 1922
Trung Hiep, French Cochinchina
DiedJune 11, 2008(2008-06-11) (aged 85)
Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
Political partyCommunist Party of Vietnam
Spouse(s)Phan Lương Cầm

Võ Văn Kiệt (23 November 1922 – 11 June 2008) was a Vietnamese politician who was Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 8 August 1991 until 25 September 1997. He has been praised by the media as having promoted the process of Đổi mới and policy reform in Vietnam since 1986. He was the master engineer of many of the bold projects of the Đổi mới period.

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