Lê Quang Đạo

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Lê Quang Đạo
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Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam
In office
19 April 1987 – 19 July 1992
Preceded by Nguyễn Hữu Thọ
Succeeded by Nông Đức Mạnh
Deputy Chairman of the Council of State of the National Assembly of Vietnam
In office
19 April 1987 – 19 July 1992
Serving with
Succeeded by Nguyễn Thị Định
Personal details
Born (1921-08-08)8 August 1921
Bến Lức District, Long An Province, Indochina
Died 24 July 1999(1999-07-24) (aged 77)
Hanoi, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Nationality Vietnamese
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam

Lê Quang Đạo (8 August 1921 – 24 July 1999) was a Vietnamese politician who was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1960 to 1991. 28 years in the military, he was promoted to the rank of Major General in 1959 and Lieutenant General in 1974. He was Chairman of the National Assembly and also one of the Vice Chairmen of the State Council of Vietnam from 1987 to 1992.

As a native of Đình Bảng village in Từ Sơn District, in the Red River Delta province of Bắc Ninh, he was instrumental in the government's restoration of the Đô Temple as a national memorial.[1]

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  1. ^ Philip Taylor Modernity and Re-Enchantment: Religion in Post-Revolutionary Vietnam -2007 Page 67 "... President Lê Đức Anh; military hero General Võ Nguyên Giáp; Prime Minister Võ Văn Kiệt; and president of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Lê Quang Đạo, a Đình Bảng native instrumental in jump-starting the temple renovation back in the late "