List of Vietnamese people

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Famous or notable Vietnamese people include:

Arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Ngô Viết Thụ, architect and urbanist
  • Quasar Khanh a designer and inventor of the inflatable chair; married to fashion house designer Emmanuelle Khanh[1]




  • Poreotics Matthew "Dumbo" Vinh Quoc Nguyen, Can "Candy" Trong Nguyen, & Charles Viet Nguyen


Fine art[edit]





History and politics[edit]

Kings and Queens[edit]



Former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)[edit]

Secretary-General of Communist Party of Vietnam[edit]

Prime ministers[edit]

Nguyễn Tấn Dũng

Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now Socialist Republic of Vietnam[edit]

Former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)[edit]


Revolutionaries, politicians, and statesmen (not mentioned above)[edit]




Natural sciences and technology[edit]

Space travel[edit]

Social sciences[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Zesiger, Carey (August 6, 1996). "A Designer Back in Vietnam". NY Times. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Interview Barbara Bui : l'interview de la créatrice Barbara Bui". aufeminin. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ Tacon, Dave (October 30, 2009). "Finding a home in fiction – Books – Entertainment". Melbourne: Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Brian Grazer’s ex-fiancee still sports his diamond ring". September 29, 2012. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Married Eric Schmidt dating concert pianist Chau-Giang Nguyen". September 3, 2012. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen, Piano – October 23, 2012". Carnegie Hall. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  8. ^
  9. ^ [2] "Growing up as a skinny Vietnamese refuge, Cung Le was an easy target for bullies..."
  10. ^ [3] "Dung, Vietnamese tennis champion 2006 and the first Vietnamese to start a real professional tennis career, working her way from Vietnam and Asian country to USA."
  11. ^ [4] "Graves, the only Vietnamese-born player in the major leagues, left Saigon when he was only 14 months old."
  12. ^ [5] "Nguyen and 10 other Vietnamese boys were segregated to one team..."
  13. ^ [6] "Like other Vietnamese players..."
  14. ^ "Trinh-Duc the face of French new wave". June 23, 2009. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  15. ^ [7] "Men Nguyen was born in Vietnam. At age 13 he quit school and began working as a bus driver. In 1978, when he was 24, he and other 87 Vietnamese people escaped from their native country by boat."
  16. ^ [8] "Such is already the case with Mimi Tran, a Vietnamese émigré..."
  17. ^ Yang, Jeff (October 27, 2005). "Asian Pop All In". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved December 12, 2012. [dead link]

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