Đào Duy Anh

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Đào Duy Anh (25 April 1904 – 1 April 1988) was a Vietnamese historian and lexicographer. He was one of the writers associated with the Nhân Văn-Giai Phẩm movement.[1][2] He was the general editor of what was long regarded as the most scholarly dictionary of Vietnamese, the Pháp-Việt Từ điển.[3] Towards the end of his life he wrote on the earliest archeological evidence for chữ Nôm.[4]


  1. ^ Pierre Brocheux Ho Chi Minh: A Biography Page 162 2007 The critical spirit rubbed off on the official journals, and Nhan Van, for one, secured the support and collaboration of well-known writers: the scholar and romantic poet Phan Khoi, the lexicographer Dao Duy Anh, the philosopher Tran Duc Thao
  2. ^ Zachary Abuza Renovating Politics in Contemporary Vietnam Page 55 2001 "Leading dissidents, especially Dao Duy Anh, Tran Dan, Nguyen Manh Tuong, Le Dat, and Tran Duc Thao were forced ... elements participating in the Nhan Van-Giai Pham affair took a first step toward recognizing the errors and crimes of their "
  3. ^ Laurence C. Thompson A Vietnamese Reference Grammar Page 68 1987 "The most scholarly lexicographic work today remains Đào Duy Anh, Pháp-Việt Từ điển (French-Vietnamese Dictionary.
  4. ^ Đào Duy Anh: Chứng tích xưa nhất về chữ Nôm: một tấm bia đời Lý Cao Tông, Nghiên cứu lịch sử số 134, 1973.