List of central officeholders in the Communist Party of Vietnam

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List of important leaders of the communist party, state socialist in Vietnam

1930–45[edit]

Communist Party of Vietnam:

  • Members of Provisional Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February–October 1930): Trịnh Đình Cửu (born 1906 – died 1990, to August 1930), Nguyễn Hới, Trần Văn Lan, Nguyễn Phong Sắc (born 1902 – died 1931), Lê Mao, Phạm Hữu Lầu (born 1906 – died 1959), Hoàng Quốc Việt (born 1905 – died 1992), Lưu Lập Đạo (supplementary member), Trần Phú (since July), Nguyễn Trọng Nhã (supplementary member), Ngô Đức Trì (supplementary member). Members of Standing Committee: Trịnh Đình Cửu, Trần Văn Lan, Nguyễn Hới.
  • Secretary of Tonkin Party Committee: Nguyễn Đức Cảnh (born 1908 – 1932), Secretary of Annam Party Committee: Nguyễn Phong Sắc, Secretary of Cochinchina Party Committee: Ngô Gia Tự (born 1908 – 1935)
  • Members of Central Committee (October 1930 – 1931): Trần Phú (General Secretary), Ngô Đức Trì, Nguyễn Trọng Nhã, Trần Văn Lan, Nguyễn Phong Sắc, Lê Mao, Lưu Lập Đạo. Members of Standing Committee: Trần Phú, Nguyễn Trọng Nhã, Ngô Đức Trì (replaced Nguyễn Phong Sắc).
  • Overseas Executive Committee (1934–35): Lê Hồng Phong (Secretary), Hà Huy Tập, Nguyễn Văn Dựt
  • Members of Central Committee (1935–36): Lê Hồng Phong (born 1902 – 1942) - General Secretary, Đinh Thanh, Võ Nguyên Hiến, Võ Văn Ngân, Nguyễn Văn Dựt, Hoàng Văn Nọn, Ngô Tuân, Phạm Văn Xô (born 1910 – 2005), Trần Văn Vi (Dân Tôn Tử), Tống Văn Trân, Hoàng Đình Giong, Phan Đình Hy, Bich Zhan, Nguyễn Ái Quốc... Members of Standing Committee: Lê Hồng Phong, Đinh Thanh, Hoàng Đình Giong, Ngô Tuân, Nguyễn Văn Dựt.
  • Overseas Executive Committee (1935–36): Hà Huy Tập, Phùng Chí Kiên (born 1901 – 1941), Trần Văn Kiết (since March 1936).
  • Members of Provisional Central Committee (1936–37): Hà Huy Tập - General Secretary, Lê Hồng Phong, Phùng Chí Kiên, Võ Văn Ngân, Nguyễn Chí Diểu, Nguyễn Ái Quốc,... (13 members)
  • Members of Central Committee (1937–38): Hà Huy Tập - General Secretary, Võ Văn Ngân, Nguyễn Chí Diểu, Phan Đăng Lưu, Hạ Bá Cang (Hoàng Quốc Việt), Nguyễn Văn Cừ, Nguyễn Văn Trọng (Nguyễn Chí Diểu), Phùng Chí Kiên, Võ Văn Tần, Lê Hồng Phong, Nguyễn Ái Quốc, Ngô Văn Tâm, Hạ Bá Cang, Đinh Văn Di. Members of Standing Committee: Hà Huy Tập, Lê Hồng Phong, Nguyễn Văn Cừ, Nguyễn Chí Diểu, Võ Văn Tần.
  • Members of Central Committee (1938 – 1940): 11 members, Nguyễn Văn Cừ - General Secretary, Hà Huy Tập, Lê Hồng Phong, Nguyễn Chí Diểu, Võ Văn Ngân, Võ Văn Tần, Nguyễn Ái Quốc, Phùng Chí Kiên,..., supplementary members: Lê Duẩn, Phan Đăng Lưu (since 1938), Nguyễn Hữu Tiến (1939). Members of Standing Committee: Nguyễn Văn Cừ, Hà Huy Tập, Lê Hồng Phong, Võ Văn Tần, Nguyễn Chí Diểu, Phan Đăng Lưu (since 1939) and since 1939: Lê Duẩn. Members of Secretariat (since 1938): Nguyễn Văn Cừ, Hà Huy Tập, Lê Hồng Phong.
  • Members of Provisional Central Committee (1940–41): Đặng Xuân Khu (Trường Chinh) - Acting general secretary, Hoàng Văn Thụ and Hạ Bá Cang, Phan Đăng Lưu. Members of Standing Committee: Đặng Xuân Khu (Trường Chinh), Hoàng Văn Thụ and Hạ Bá Cang.
  • Members of Central Committee (1941–45): Nguyễn Ái Quốc (since 1941), Trường Chinh - General Secretary, Hoàng Văn Thụ, Hoàng Quốc Việt, Phùng Chí Kiên, Bùi San, Hồ Xuân Lưu, Nguyễn Thành Diên, Trần Đăng Ninh (1941), Vũ Anh (since 1941),... Nguyễn Lương Bằng (1943), Lê Đức Thọ (1944), Hoàng Văn Hoan (since 1945), Nguyễn Chí Thanh (since August 1945), Chu Văn Tấn (August, 1945), Võ Nguyên Giáp (August, 1945). Standing Committee (1941–45): Trường Chinh (General Secretary), Hoàng Văn Thụ and Hoàng Quốc Việt
  • Members of Central Committee (1945–51): Hồ Chí Minh, Trường Chinh, Hoàng Quốc Việt, Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Lê Đức Thọ, Trần Đăng Ninh, Vũ Anh, Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Chu Văn Tấn, Hoàng Văn Hoan, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Lê Duẩn (supplementary), Tôn Đức Thắng (since 1947), Phạm Văn Đồng (1947), Lê Văn Lương (since 1947). In 1945, after the August Revolution, the Standing Committee was Hồ Chí Minh (President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam), Trường Chinh (General Secretary), Võ Nguyên Giáp, Lê Đức Thọ (to 1948), Hoàng Quốc Việt, Nguyễn Lương Bằng (supplementary member from 1948).
  • Lead the Việt Minh: Hoàng Quốc Việt (Secretary), Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Trần Huy Liệu (a time)...
  • Secretary of Tonkin Party Committee: Hoàng Văn Thụ (1941–44), Văn Tiến Dũng (1944–45), Secretary of Annam Party Committee: Nguyễn Chí Thanh (1945–1948), Secretary of Cochinchina Party Committee: Trần Văn Giàu (1943–45) - Vanguard Party Committee, Dân Tôn Tử (Trần Văn Vi)- Liberation Party Committee (1945).

1945–76[edit]

  • Lead of Committee of National Liberation (August - September, 1945): Hồ Chí Minh (president), Trần Huy Liệu (vice president - member CPV, Việt Minh), members standing: Phạm Văn Đồng, Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Dương Đức Hiền (born 1916 – died 1963, General Secretary of Democratic Party of Vietnam)
  • Provisional Revolutionary Government (Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945 - January 1946): 15 members (8 members of Indochinese Communist Party): Hồ Chí Minh (president, Minister of Foreign Affairs), Võ Nguyên Giáp (Minister of the Interior, vice Minister of Defense), Chu Văn Tấn (Minister of Defense),...
  • Chairman of Provisional Committee of the Cochinchina (August 1945): Trần Văn Giàu (born 1911 – died 2010, Secretary of Cochinchina Party Committee, since 1943)
  • Chairman of Administration Committee of the Cochinchina (1945–46): Trần Văn Giàu (1945, member Việt Minh - communist), Phạm Văn Bạch (born 1910 – died 1986, non-party). Chairman Resistance Committee of the Cochinchina, chief of the Armed Forces of the Cochinchina: Trần Văn Giàu, Tôn Đức Thắng (1945). Chairman of Resistance Administration Committee of the South Vietnam (December 1945- December 1946): general Nguyễn Sơn. Command of the Armed Forces of the Cochinchina (since 1945): Nguyễn Bình. Chairman of Resistance Administration Committee of the Cochinchina: Phạm Văn Bạch (since 1946, member of communist party).
  • Provisional League Government (January -March 1946): President Hồ Chí Minh (Việt Minh- communist), Vice President Nguyễn Hải Thần (Việt Nam Cách Mạng Đồng Minh Hội), Võ Nguyên Giáp (Minister of the Interior, vice Minister of Defense), Chu Văn Tấn (Minister of Defense)... 7 members of Việt Minh, 2 members of the Việt Nam Cách Mạng Đồng Minh Hội (Việt Cách),...
  • Resistance League Government (March–November 1946): President Hồ Chí Minh (Việt Minh- communist; in 1946, when Hồ Chí Minh outside of the country, Huỳnh Thúc Kháng is acting president), Vice President Nguyễn Hải Thần ( Việt Nam Cách Mạng Đồng Minh Hội), Minister of the Interior Huỳnh Thúc Kháng (non -party), Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Tường Tam (Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng), Minister of Defense Phan Anh (non -party)... Resistance Committee: Võ Nguyên Giáp (Việt Minh) is chairman, Vũ Hồng Khanh (Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng) is vice chairman. Supreme advisor of Government: Vĩnh Thụy (Bảo Đại), religion advisor: Lê Hữu Từ (born 1896 – 1967, supplementary). Chief of National Assembly's Standing Committee: Nguyễn Văn Tố (non-party), vice chief: Phạm Văn Đồng (Việt Minh - communist), Cung Đình Quỳ (Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng).
  • New Government (November 1946 – 1960): President, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hồ Chí Minh, Minister of the Interior Huỳnh Thúc Kháng (non-party), Minister of Defense Võ Nguyên Giáp,... Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng (since 1947), Acting Minister, after Minister of the Interior Phan Kế Toại (since 1947) - non-party, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hoàng Minh Giám (since 1947 to 1954) - Socialist Party of Vietnam, Phạm Văn Đồng (since 1954), vice Minister of Defense Tạ Quang Bửu (non-party - since 1947, communist party), Minister of Defense Tạ Quang Bửu (since 1947 to 1948), vice Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp (1947–48), Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp (since 1948), Minister of Public Security (since 1952): Trần Quốc Hoàn (communist party),... Since 1955, Phạm Văn Đồng: Prime Minister, and Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phan Kế Toại - Deputy Prime Minister. Since 1958, supplementary Trường Chinh - Deputy Prime Minister, Phạm Hùng - Deputy Prime Minister.
  • National Assembly's Standing Committee (to 1960): Bùi Bằng Đoàn (non-party) - Chief from 1946 to 1955, Tôn Đức Thắng (communist) - vice chief from 1946, acting chief 1948 – 1955, Chief from 1955. Tôn Quang Phiệt (communist party) - vice chief and general secretary, Hoàng Văn Hoan (1957) - vice chief and general secretary ...
  • Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces: Võ Nguyên Giáp (1946–80)
  • Commander of Cochinchina (since 1948): general Nguyễn Bình (born 1906 – 1951, since 1946, member communist party), and political commissar of Cochinchina (since 1948): Dương Quốc Chính (Lê Hiến Mai) (communist), Chief of General Staff of Cochinchina: Nguyễn Đăng (Democratic Party of Vietnam, communist party), after Nguyễn Chánh (communist party) .
  • Chairman of General Department of Politics of the Army: Văn Tiến Dũng (1945–46), Hoàng Đạo Thúy (1946, non-party – 1947, members communist party), Hoàng Văn Hoan (1946), Văn Tiến Dũng (1946–49), Lê Liêm (1949–50, communist), Nguyễn Chí Thanh (1950–61). Chairman of Department of Politics of Resistance Committee: Trần Huy Liệu (1946).
  • General Staff of Army: Hoàng Văn Thái (1945–53), Văn Tiến Dũng (1953–54), Hoàng Văn Thái (1954), Văn Tiến Dũng (1954–78)
  • President of the Central Prosecutor (1958–60): Bùi Lâm
  • President of the People’s Supreme Court: Trần Công Tường (1958–59), Phạm Văn Bạch (since 1959 to 1981)
  • Head of the Vietnamese National Popular League (1946–51): Huỳnh Thúc Kháng (1946–47), Bùi Bằng Đoàn (1947–51), Deputy Head: Tôn Đức Thắng, Honorary Chairman Hồ Chí Minh
  • Chairman of the Vietnamese National Popular Front (1951–55): Tôn Đức Thắng, Honorary Chairman: Hồ Chí Minh
  • Chairman of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front (1955–76): Tôn Đức Thắng, Honorary Chairman: Hồ Chí Minh
  • Members of Central Committee of CPV (1951–60): Hồ Chí Minh - Chairman, Trường Chinh- General Secretary, Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Lê Duẩn, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phạm Văn Đồng, Lê Đức Thọ (Phan Đình Khải), Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Hoàng Quốc Việt, Chu Văn Tấn,Tôn Đức Thắng, Lê Văn Lương, Trần Đăng Ninh (died 1955), Hoàng Văn Hoan, Trần Quốc Hoàn, Lê Thanh Nghị, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Phạm Hùng, Ung Văn Khiêm (full members), and Alternate members. Politburo: Hồ Chí Minh (Chairman of the Party), Trường Chinh (General Secretary to 1956), Lê Duẩn (Secretary COSVN, from 1957 Acting General Secretary), Hoàng Quốc Việt (to October 1956), Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phạm Văn Đồng, Nguyễn Chí Thanh (Chairman of the Political General Department of Army), Lê Đức Thọ (supplementary member 1955, Chief of Organisation Department of the Central Communist Party since 1956), Hoàng Văn Hoan (from 1956, charge of national assembly works), Nguyễn Duy Trinh (from 1956), Phạm Hùng (from 1956), Lê Thanh Nghị (since 1956), and alternate member: Lê Văn Lương (to 1956). Secretariat: Trường Chinh, Lê Duẩn, Phạm Văn Đồng, Lê Văn Lương, Nguyễn Duy Trinh (from 1955). Secretariat 1956–1957: Hồ Chí Minh (General Secretary), Trường Chinh, Phạm Văn Đồng, Võ Nguyễn Giáp, Nguyễn Duy Trinh. Chair of Secretariat from 1957: Lê Duẩn (Acting General Secretary). Secretariat from 1958: Lê Duẩn, Nguyễn Duy Trinh (Chairman of the Central Communist Party Committee Office), Phạm Hùng, Hoàng Anh, Tố Hữu (Head of the PCC Commission for Propaganda and Training).
  • Secretary of Cochinchina Party Committee: Secretary Tôn Đức Thắng (1945), Lê Duẩn (1945–46), Phạm Hùng (1946), Lê Duẩn (1946–51), vice secretary: Lê Đức Thọ (1948–51), Nguyễn Văn Kỉnh.
  • Secretary of Central Office for South Vietnam (1951–54): Lê Duẩn, Vice secretary: Lê Đức Thọ, Phạm Hùng (since 1952). Secretary of Cochinchina Party Committee (1954–61): Lê Duẩn (1954–57), Phạm Hữu Lầu (1957–59), Nguyễn Văn Linh (Acting Secretary since 1957 – 1960), ...
  • Members Politburo 1960–76: Hồ Chí Minh (Chairman Central Committee, died 1969), Lê Duẩn (First Secretary), Trường Chinh, Phạm Văn Đồng, Phạm Hùng, Lê Đức Thọ (Chief of Organisation Department of the CPV to 1973 and since 1976), General Võ Nguyên Giáp, Nguyễn Chí Thanh (died 1967), Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Lê Thanh Nghị, Hoàng Văn Hoan. 2 alternative members: Trần Quốc Hoàn (full member June 1972), Văn Tiến Dũng (full member March 1972). Members Secretariat: Lê Duẩn, Phạm Hùng, Lê Đức Thọ, Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Hoàng Anh, Tố Hữu (Head of the PCC Commission for Propaganda and Training), Lê Văn Lương (Chief of Organisation Department of the CPV since 1973), Nguyễn Văn Trân (from 1961), Xuân Thủy (from 1968).
  • 1960–19: President Hồ Chí Minh, vice president Tôn Đức Thắng, Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng, Deputy Prime Minister: Phạm Hùng, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phan Kế Toại, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Lê Thanh Nghị. Minister of the Interior: Phan Kế Toại, Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Văn Đồng (to 1961), Ung Văn Khiêm (1961–63), Xuân Thủy (since 1963), Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp, Minister of Public Security Trần Quốc Hoàn. Chairman of Standing Committee of the National Assembly: Trường Chinh, vice chairman: Hoàng Văn Hoan, Xuân Thủy (to 1963), Nguyễn Xiển (General secretary of Socialist Party of Vietnam) Trần Đăng Khoa (Democratic Party of Vietnam), Chu Văn Tấn, Nguyễn Văn Hưởng (communist party).
  • 1964–71: President: Hồ Chí Minh(died 1969), Tôn Đức Thắng (1969–71), vice president Tôn Đức Thắng (to 1969), since 1969: Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng, Deputy Prime Minister: Võ Nguyên Giáp, Phan Kế Toại, Lê Thanh Nghị, Phạm Hùng, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Nguyễn Côn (November 1967), Đỗ Mười (since December 1969), Hoàng Anh (since 1971). Minister of Foreign Affairs Xuân Thủy (to 1965), Nguyễn Duy Trinh (since 1965), Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp, Minister of Public Security Trần Quốc Hoàn. Chairman of Standing Committee of the National Assembly: Trường Chinh, vice chairman: Hoàng Văn Hoan, Chu Văn Tấn, Nguyễn Xiển, Trần Đăng Khoa, Nguyễn Văn Hưởng, Nguyễn Thị Thập.
  • 1971–75: President Tôn Đức Thắng, vice president Nguyễn Lương Bằng,Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng, Deputy Prime Minister: Võ Nguyên Giáp, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Lê Thanh Nghị, Phan Kế Toại, Nguyễn Côn, Đỗ Mười, Hoàng Anh, Trần Hữu Dực (since 1974), Phan Trọng Tuệ (since 1974), Đặng Việt Châu (since 1974). Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp. Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Minister of Public Security Trần Quốc Hoàn. Chairman of Standing Committee of the National Assembly: Trường Chinh, vice chairman Hoàng Văn Hoan, Nguyễn Xiển, Trần Đăng Khoa, Chu Văn Tấn, Nguyễn Thị Thập.
  • 1975–76: President Tôn Đức Thắng, vice president Nguyễn Lương Bằng, Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng, Deputy Prime Minister Võ Nguyên Giáp, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Lê Thanh Nghị, Hoàng Anh, Nguyễn Côn, Đỗ Mười, Trần Hữu Dực, Phan Trọng Tuệ, Đặng Việt Châu. Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp. Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Minister of Public Security Trần Quốc Hoàn. Chairman of Standing Committee of the National Assembly: Trường Chinh, vice chairman: Hoàng Văn Hoan, Nguyễn Xiển, Trần Đăng Khoa, Chu Văn Tấn, Nguyễn Thị Thập, Xuân Thủy.
  • President of the Supreme People's Procuracy (1960–76): Hoàng Quốc Việt
  • President of the People’s Supreme Court: Phạm Văn Bạch (to 1981)
  • General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army: Văn Tiến Dũng (1954 to 1978)
  • Chairman of General Department of Politics of the Army: Song Hào (1961–76, replaced Nguyễn Chí Thanh)
  • Central Military Commission (since 1961): Lê Duẩn, Võ Nguyên Giáp (Secretary), Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Hoàng Văn Thái, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Văn Tiến Dũng, Trần Quốc Hoàn, Chu Văn Tấn, Song Hào, Lê Quang Đạo, Trần Văn Trà, Trần Quý Hai, Nguyễn Văn Vịnh (to 1963), Trần Độ.

South Vietnam since 1961

  • Secretary of Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN): Nguyễn Văn Linh 1961–64, Nguyễn Chí Thanh (1964–67), Phạm Hùng (1967–75), vice secretary: Võ Chí Công, Phan Văn Đáng, Nguyễn Văn Linh (since 1964), Lê Đức Thọ (1968) and Hoàng Văn Thái (since 1967 to 1973).
  • People's Liberation Armed Forces: Military command: Trần Văn Quang (1961–63), Trần Văn Trà (1963–67), Hoàng Văn Thái (1967–73), Trần Văn Trà (1973–75). Political commissar: Phạm Thái Bường (1961–62, member of COSVN), Trần Lương (Trần Nam Trung - member of COSVN) (1962–64), Nguyễn Chí Thanh (1964–67), Phạm Hùng (1967–75). Chief of the General Staff of the Army: Lê Đức Anh (1964–69), Nguyễn Minh Châu (1969–70), Hoàng Cầm (1970–74), Nguyễn Minh Châu (1974–75). Vice Commander: Nguyễn Thị Định, Lê Đức Anh (1963–69), Lê Trọng Tấn (1964–71), Trần Văn Trà (1967–73), Nguyễn Hữu Xuyến (1965–74), Đồng Văn Cống (1965–72), Hoàng Cầm (1970–74), vice Political commissar: Trần Độ (since 1964) and Lê Văn Tưởng (since 1972), Commander of 5th Military Region: Chu Huy Mân (since 1967) ...
  • National Liberation Front for South Vietnam: Chairman: Nguyễn Hữu Thọ (is member of communist party), vice chairman: Huỳnh Tấn Phát (Democratic Party of Vietnam, communist party), Võ Chí Công (communist party), Phùng Văn Cung (Democratic Party of Vietnam, since 1964 is member communist party),... general secretary: Nguyễn Văn Hiếu (Radical Socialist Party, and communist party)...Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces of Việt Nam: Chairman (since 1968): Trịnh Đình Thảo, vice chairman: Thích Đôn Hậu (born 1905 – 1992), Lâm Văn Tết (born 1896 – 1981).
  • Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (since 1969): Chairman of Consultative Council Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, vice Chairman: Trịnh Đình Thảo (Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces of Việt Nam). Chairman of Government: Huỳnh Tấn Phát, Vice-Chairman: Phùng Văn Cung, Nguyễn Văn Kiết (Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces of Việt Nam), Nguyễn Đóa. Minister of Defense: Trần Nam Trung (deputy minister: Đồng Văn Cống - communist party, Nguyễn Chánh - communist party). Minister of Foreign Affairs: Nguyễn Thị Bình.

Since 1976[edit]

  • Members Politburo of the CPV (1976–82): Lê Duẩn - General Secretary, Trường Chinh, Phạm Văn Đồng, Phạm Hùng, Lê Đức Thọ, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Lê Thanh Nghị, Trần Quốc Hoàn, Văn Tiến Dũng, Lê Văn Lương (Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee), Nguyễn Văn Linh (Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee –1976, Chief of the Central Committee for People Campaigning and Front) Võ Chí Công, Chu Huy Mân. Alternative members of Politburo: Tố Hữu (Head of the PCC Commission for Propaganda and Training, since 1980 Deputy Prime Minister, full member 1980), Võ Văn Kiệt (Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee 1976–1981), Đỗ Mười. Members Secretariat: Lê Duẩn, Lê Đức Thọ, Nguyễn Duy Trinh, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Tố Hữu, Xuân Thủy, Nguyễn Lam, Song Hào, Lê Quang Đạo, Trần Quốc Hoàn (since 1980), Lê Thanh Nghị (since 1980), Hoàng Tùng (since 1980).
  • 1976–81: President Tôn Đức Thắng (died 1980), vice president Nguyễn Lương Bằng (died 1979), Nguyễn Hữu Thọ. Since 1980 Acting President Nguyễn Hữu Thọ. Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Duy Trinh (to 1980), Phạm Hùng, Huỳnh Tấn Phát, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Lê Thanh Nghị, Võ Chí Công, Đỗ Mười, Tố Hữu (since 1980), Nguyễn Lam (since 1980), Trần Quỳnh (since 1981). Minister of Public Security (since 1980, is Minister of the Interior): Trần Quốc Hoàn (to 1980), Phạm Hùng (since 1980). Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Duy Trinh (to 1980), Nguyễn Cơ Thạch (since 1980), Minister of Defense Võ Nguyễn Giáp, to 1980), Văn Tiến Dũng (since 1980). Chairman of Standing Committee of the National Assembly: Trường Chinh, vice chairman Hoàng Văn Hoan (to 1979), Nguyễn Thị Thập, Nguyễn Xiển, Trần Đăng Khoa, Chu Văn Tấn (to 1979), Xuân Thuỷ.
  • President of the People's Supreme Court: Phạm Hưng (1981–97, communist party)
  • President of the Supreme People's Procuracy: Trần Hữu Dực (1981–87, communist party), Trần Quyết (1987–92, communist party)
  • Politburo (1982–86): Lê Duẩn (General Secretary, died 1986), Trường Chinh (General Secretary, 1986), Phạm Văn Đồng, Phạm Hùng, Lê Đức Thọ (vice chairman of Central Military Commission), Văn Tiến Dũng, Võ Chí Công, Chu Huy Mân, Tố Hữu, Võ Văn Kiệt, Đỗ Mười, Lê Đức Anh, Nguyễn Đức Tâm, Nguyễn Văn Linh (supplement 1985). Alternative member: Nguyễn Cơ Thạch, Đồng Sĩ Nguyên. Members Secretariat: Lê Duẩn, Lê Đức Thọ (Standing Secretary of Secretariat), Võ Chí Công (Standing Member of the Secretariat since 1980, to June 1986), Nguyễn Đức Tâm (Chief of Organisation Department of the Central Communist Party), Nguyễn Lam, Lê Quang Đạo (Chief of the Central Committee for People Campaigning), Hoàng Tùng, Nguyễn Thanh Bình, Trần Kiên, Trần Xuân Bách, Nguyễn Văn Linh (from June 1986, Standing Member of the Secretariat).
  • 1981–87: Chairman of the Council of State Trường Chinh, vice Chairman: Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Lê Thanh Nghị, Chu Huy Mân, Xuân Thủy (to 1982), Huỳnh Tấn Phát (since 1982). Chairman of the Council of Ministers Phạm Văn Đồng, vice chairman: Tố Hữu (to 1986), Phạm Hùng, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Huỳnh Tấn Phát (to 1982), Võ Chí Công (to 1982, and since June 1986), Đỗ Mười, Nguyễn Lam (to 1982), Trần Quỳnh (to 1987), Võ Văn Kiệt (since 1982), Đồng Sĩ Nguyên (since 1982), Vũ Đình Liệu (since 1982 to 1987), Trần Phương (since 1982 to 1986), Trần Đức Lương (since 1987), Nguyễn Cơ Thạch (since 1987), Nguyễn Ngọc Trìu (since 1987), Nguyễn Khánh (since 1987), Đoàn Duy Thành (since 1987), Nguyễn Văn Chính (Chín Cần) (since 1987). Minister of the Interior: Phạm Hùng (to 1987), Mai Chí Thọ (since 1987), Minister of Defense Văn Tiến Dũng (to 1987), Lê Đức Anh (since 1987). Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Cơ Thạch. Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, vice chairman: Xuân Thủy, Nghiêm Xuân Yêm (1913–2001, Democratic Party of Vietnam), Nguyễn Xiển, Y Pah (Y Một), Cầm Ngoan, Huỳnh Cương, Thích Thế Long (Buddhism), Võ Thành Trinh (Christianity), Phan Anh.
  • Chairman of General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army: Chu Huy Mân (1977–87), Nguyễn Quyết (1987–91)
  • General Staff of the Army: Lê Trọng Tấn (1978–86), Lê Đức Anh (1986–87), Đoàn Khuê (1987–91)
  • Politburo 1986–1991: Nguyễn Văn Linh (General Secretary), Phạm Hùng (died 1988), Võ Chí Công, Đỗ Mười, Võ Văn Kiệt, Lê Đức Anh, Nguyễn Đức Tâm, Nguyễn Cơ Thạch, Đồng Sĩ Nguyên, Trần Xuân Bách (to March 1990), Nguyễn Thanh Bình, Mai Chí Thọ. 1 Alternative member: Đào Duy Tùng (full member May 1988). Members Secretariat: Nguyễn Văn Linh, Đỗ Mười (to 1988), Nguyễn Đức Tâm, Trần Xuân Bách, Đào Duy Tùng, Trần Kiên, Lê Phước Thọ, Nguyễn Quyết, Đàm Quang Trung, Vũ Oanh, Nguyễn Khánh, Trần Quyết, Trần Quốc Hương, Phạm Thế Duyệt, Nguyễn Thanh Bình (since 1988). Advisors to the Party Central Committee: Trường Chinh, Phạm Văn Đồng and Lê Đức Thọ.
  • 1987–92: Chairman of the Council of State Võ Chí Công, vice chairman: Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Huỳnh Tấn Phát (died 1989), Lê Quang Đạo, Nguyễn Quyết, Đàm Quang Trung, Nguyễn Thị Định. Chairman of the Council of Ministers: Phạm Hùng (died 1988), acting chairman: Võ Văn Kiệt (1988), Chairman Đỗ Mười (1988–91), First vice chairman: Võ Văn Kiệt (1987–91), Chairman: Võ Văn Kiệt (1991–92), vice chairman Phan Văn Khải (since 1991), Nguyễn Cơ Thạch (to 1991), Võ Nguyên Giáp (to 1991), Nguyễn Ngọc Trìu (to 1988), Nguyễn Văn Chính (Chín Cần) (to 1988), Đoàn Duy Thành (to 1988), Đồng Sĩ Nguyên (to 1991), Nguyễn Khánh, Trần Đức Lương. Minister of Defense Lê Đức Anh (to 1991), Đoàn Khuê (since 1991). Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Cơ Thạch (to 1991), Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm (since 1991). Minister of the Interior: Mai Chí Thọ. Chairman of the National Assembly: Lê Quang Đạo, vice chairman: Trần Độ, Hoàng Trường Minh, Huỳnh Cương, Phùng Văn Tửu, Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Phượng.
  • Vietnamese Fatherland Front: chairman: Hoàng Quốc Việt (1977–83), Huỳnh Tấn Phát (1983–88), Nguyễn Hữu Thọ (1988–94). Honorary Chairman: Tôn Đức Thắng (1977 – died 1980), Hoàng Quốc Việt (1983 – died 1992)
  • Politburo 1991–96: Đỗ Mười (General Secretary), Lê Đức Anh (Standing Member), Võ Văn Kiệt, Đào Duy Tùng, Nông Đức Mạnh, Đoàn Khuê, Vũ Oanh (Chief of the Central Committee for People Campaigning), Lê Phước Thọ (Head of the Party's Central Committee's Commission of Organisational Affairs), Phan Văn Khải, Bùi Thiện Ngộ, Phạm Thế Duyệt, Nguyễn Đức Bình, Võ Trần Chí. Since 1993 supplement: Lê Khả Phiêu, Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm, Nguyễn Hà Phan (to 1996), Đỗ Quang Thắng (Head of the Party's Central Committee's Commission of Inspection). Secretariat: Đỗ Mười, Lê Đức Anh, Đào Duy Tùng (Standing Member), Lê Phước Thọ, Nguyễn Hà Phan (Chief of the Central Committee for Economy, to 1996), Hồng Hà, Nguyễn Đình Tứ, Trương Mỹ Hoa, Đỗ Quang Thắng, Lê Khả Phiêu (since 1993). Standing Members of Politburo and Secretariat: Đỗ Mười, Lê Đức Anh, Đào Duy Tùng. Advisors to the Party Central Committee: Nguyễn Văn Linh, Phạm Văn Đồng and Võ Chí Công.
  • 1992–96: President Lê Đức Anh, Prime Minister Võ Văn Kiệt, Chairman of the National Assembly: Nông Đức Mạnh. Vice president Nguyễn Thị Bình, Deputy Prime Minister: Phan Văn Khải, Nguyễn Khánh, Trần Đức Lương, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly: Nguyễn Hà Phan (to 1996), Đặng Quân Thụy, Vũ Đình Cự. Minister of Defense Đoàn Khuê, Minister of the Interior Bùi Thiện Ngộ (to 1996), Lê Minh Hương (since 1996), Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm.
  • Politburo 1996–2001: Đỗ Mười (General Secretary to December 1997), Lê Đức Anh (to December 1997), Võ Văn Kiệt (to December 1997), Nông Đức Mạnh, Lê Khả Phiêu (General Secretary since December 1997), Đoàn Khuê (died 1998), Phan Văn Khải, Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm, Nguyễn Đức Bình, Nguyễn Văn An, Phạm Văn Trà, Trần Đức Lương, Nguyễn Thị Xuân Mỹ (Mrs), Trương Tấn Sang, Lê Xuân Tùng, Lê Minh Hương, Nguyễn Đình Tứ (died 1996), Phạm Thế Duyệt, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, since December 1997: Phạm Thanh Ngân, Nguyễn Minh Triết, Phan Diễn, Nguyễn Phú Trọng (supplement is Standing Member of Politburo, since August 1999). Members of Politburo Standing Committee (to December 1997): Đỗ Mười (General Secretary to December 1997), Lê Đức Anh, Võ Văn Kiệt, Lê Khả Phiêu(Standing Member of Politburo), Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, and 1997: Lê Khả Phiêu, Trần Đức Lương, Phan Văn Khải, Nông Đức Mạnh, Phạm Thế Duyệt (Standing Member of Politburo). Advisors to the Party Central Committee: Nguyễn Văn Linh, Phạm Văn Đồng and Võ Chí Công (to 1997), Đỗ Mười, Lê Đức Anh, Võ Văn Kiệt (since 1997).
  • 1997–2002: President Trần Đức Lương, Prime Minister Phan Văn Khải, Chairman of the National Assembly: Nông Đức Mạnh (to 2001), Nguyễn Văn An (since 2001). vice president Nguyễn Thị Bình, Deputy Prime Minister: Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm, Ngô Xuân Lộc (to 1999), Nguyễn Công Tạn, Phạm Gia Khiêm. Vice Chairman of the National Assembly: Vũ Đình Cự, Trương Mỹ Hoa, Mai Thúc Lân, Nguyễn Phúc Thanh, Nguyễn Văn Yểu. Minister of Defense Phạm Văn Trà, Minister of the Interior (since 1998: Minister of Public Security) Lê Minh Hương, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm (to 2000), Nguyễn Dy Niên (since 2000).
  • Politburo 2001–06: Nông Đức Mạnh (General Secretary), Trần Đức Lương, Phan Văn Khải, Nguyễn Văn An, Phan Diễn, Nguyễn Minh Triết, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Lê Minh Hương (died 2004), Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Lê Hồng Anh, Trương Tấn Sang, Phạm Văn Trà, Trương Quang Được, Trần Đình Hoan (Head of the Party's Central Committee's Commission of Organisational Affairs), Nguyễn Khoa Điềm (Chief of the Central Committee for Propaganda and Education). Secretariat: Nông Đức Mạnh, Phan Diễn (Standing Member of the Central Committee's Secretariat), Nguyễn Văn An (March-June 2001), Trần Đình Hoan, Lê Hồng Anh (to 2002), Nguyễn Khoa Điềm, Lê Văn Dũng, Tòng Thị Phóng, Trương Vĩnh Trọng, Vũ Khoan, Nguyễn Văn Chi (since January 2003).
  • 2002–07: President Trần Đức Lương (to 2006), Nguyễn Minh Triết (since 2006), Prime Minister Phan Văn Khải (to 2006), Nguyễn Tấn Dũng (since 2006).Chairman of the National Assembly: Nguyễn Văn An (to 2006), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (since 2006). Vice president Trương Mỹ Hoa, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng (to 2006), Vũ Khoan (to 2006), Phạm Gia Khiêm, Trương Vĩnh Trọng (since 2006), Nguyễn Sinh Hùng (since 2006). Vice Chairman of the National Assembly: Trương Quang Được, Nguyễn Phúc Thanh, Nguyễn Văn Yểu. Minister of Defense Phạm Văn Trà (to 2006), Phùng Quang Thanh (since 2006). Minister of Public Security Lê Hồng Anh. Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Dy Niên (to 2006), Phạm Gia Khiêm (since 2006).
  • Politburo 2006–11: Nông Đức Mạnh (General Secretary of the Central Committee), Nguyễn Minh Triết, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Trương Tấn Sang (Standing Member of the Secretariat of the Party), Lê Hồng Anh, Phạm Gia Khiêm, Phùng Quang Thanh, Trương Vĩnh Trọng, Lê Thanh Hải (Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Party Committee), Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, Nguyễn Văn Chi (Head of the Party's Central Committee's Commission of Inspection), Hồ Đức Việt (Head of the Party's Central Committee's Commission of Organisational Affairs), Phạm Quang Nghị (Secretary of Ha Noi Municipal Party Committee ), Tô Huy Rứa. Secretariat: Nông Đức Mạnh, Trương Tấn Sang (Standing Member), Trương Vĩnh Trọng, Nguyễn Văn Chi, Hồ Đức Việt (since August 2006 replaced Phạm Quang Nghị), Lê Văn Dũng, Tòng Thị Phóng, Tô Huy Rứa, Ngô Văn Dụ, Hà Thị Khiết.
  • 2007–11: President Nguyễn Minh Triết, Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Chairman of the National Assembly: Nguyễn Phú Trọng. Vice president Nguyễn Thị Doan, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, Trương Vĩnh Trọng, Phạm Gia Khiêm, Hoàng Trung Hải, Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, vice of the National Assembly: Tòng Thị Phóng, Nguyễn Đức Kiên, Uông Chu Lưu, Huỳnh Ngọc Sơn. Minister of Defense Phạm Văn Trà (to 2006), Phùng Quang Thanh (since 2006). Minister of Public Security Lê Hồng Anh. Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Gia Khiêm.
  • Politburo 2011–16: Nguyễn Phú Trọng (General Secretary of the Party, Secretary of the Party Central Military Commission), Trương Tấn Sang, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, Lê Hồng Anh, Phùng Quang Thanh, Lê Thanh Hải, Tô Huy Rứa, Phạm Quang Nghị, Trần Đại Quang, Tòng Thị Phóng, Ngô Văn Dụ, Đinh Thế Huynh, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. Secretariat: Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Trương Tấn Sang, Lê Hồng Anh, Tô Huy Rứa, Ngô Văn Dụ, Đinh Thế Huynh, Ngô Xuân Lịch, Hà Thị Khiết, Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.
  • Secretary of the National Assembly Party Caucus: Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, Deputy Secretary: Tòng Thị Phóng. Secretary of the Government Party Committee: Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Deputy Secretary: Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
  • 2011–20: President Trương Tấn Sang, Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Chairman of the National Assembly: Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, vice president Nguyễn Thị Doan, Deputy Prime Minister: Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Hoàng Trung Hải, Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, Vũ Văn Ninh, vice president of the National Assembly: Tòng Thị Phóng, Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, Uông Chu Lưu, Huỳnh Ngọc Sơn. Minister of Defense Phùng Quang Thanh (since 2006). Minister of Public Security Trần Đại Quang. Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh.
  • Chairman of General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army: Lê Khả Phiêu (1991–98), Phạm Thanh Ngân (1998–2001), Lê Văn Dũng (2001–11), Ngô Xuân Lịch (since 2011)
  • General Staff of the Army: Đào Đình Luyện (1991–95), Phạm Văn Trà (1995–97), Đào Trọng Lịch (1997–98), Lê Văn Dũng (1998–2001), Phùng Quang Thanh (2001–06), Nguyễn Khắc Nghiên (2006–10), Đỗ Bá Tỵ (since 2010).
  • Vietnamese Fatherland Front: chairman: Lê Quang Đạo (1994–99), Phạm Thế Duyệt (1999–2008), Huỳnh Đảm (from 2008). Honorary Chairman: Nguyễn Hữu Thọ (1994 – died 1996)
  • President of the People's Supreme Court: Trịnh Hồng Dương (1997–2002), Nguyễn Văn Hiện (2002–07), Trương Hòa Bình (2007-)
  • President of the Supreme People's Procuracy: Lê Thanh Đạo (1992–96), Hà Mạnh Trí (1996–2007), Trần Quốc Vượng (2007–11), Nguyễn Hòa Bình (2011-)

Some military commanders[edit]

August Revolution[edit]

Truong Chinh is charge of National Uprising Committee

  • Ha Noi: Trần Tử Bình, Nguyễn Khang, Nguyễn Quyết (Uprising Committee)
  • Hue: Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Tố Hữu (Uprising Committee)
  • Sai Gon: Trần Văn Giàu (Uprising Committee)

Dien Bien Phu Campaign (1954)[edit]

  • General Vo Nguyen Giap, commander of the campaign
  • Hoang Van Thai - chief of the campaign
  • Dang Kim Giang - Chairman of providing campaign
  • Le Liem - Chairman of the political campaign.
  • 304 Division:
    • Commander: Hoang Minh Thao
    • Commissioner: Le Chuong
  • 308 Division:
    • Commander: Vuong Thua Vu
    • Commissioner: Song Hao
  • 312 Division:
    • Commander: Le Trong Tan
    • Commissioner: Tran Do
  • 316 Division:
    • Commander: Lê Quảng Ba
    • Commissioner: Chu Huy Mân
  • 351 Division Commander (Artillery):
    • Commander: Đào Văn Trường
    • Commissioner: Phạm Ngọc Mậu

Tet Offensive Campaign (1968)[edit]

  • B2 - Saigon:
    • Command of North wing: Tran Van Tra, Mai Chi Tho, Le Duc Anh
    • Command of South wing: Vo Van Kiet, Tran Bach Dang, Tran Hai Phung
  • 5th Military Region - Da Nang:
    • Vo Chi Cong: Secretary of the 5th Military Region Party Committee and Commissioner of Military Region
    • Chu Huy Man: Commander
  • Hue Front:
    • Le Minh: commander
    • Le Chuong: Commissioner (Deputy Chief of the General Staff Tran Van Quang, is commander of Military Region Tri-Thien).
  • Front Route 9 - North Quang Tri:
    • Tran Quy Hai: deputy Chief of th*e General Staff is commander
    • Le Quang Dao: Deputy Chairman of the General Political Department is Commissioner.

1975 Spring Offensive[edit]

  • Route 14 - Phuoc Long Campaign: Hoang Cam - commander
  • Western Highlands Campaign: Hoang Minh Thao - commander, Dang Vu Hiep - commissioner
  • Hue–Da Nang Campaign: Lê Trọng Tấn - commander, Chu Huy Mân -commissioner
  • Xuan Loc - Phan Rang: Le Trong Tan, Tran Van Tra, Hoang Cam (Battle Xuan Loc: Hoang Cam - commander, Hoang The Thien - commissioner)
  • Ho Chi Minh Campaign:
    • Commander: Van Tien Dung
    • Political Commissar: Pham Hung
    • Deputy Commander: Tran Van Tra, Le Duc Anh, Dinh Duc Thien
    • Acting Chief of Staff: Le Ngoc Hien

after Additional: Le Trong Tan as Deputy Commander and Le Quang Hoa Deputy Political Commissar and Chairman of the Political.

Nguyễn Văn Linh, Võ Văn Kiệt (in Ministry commander)

  • 1st Corps: Commander Nguyễn Hòa, Commissioner Hoàng Minh Thi
  • 2nd Corps: Commander Nguyễn Hữu An, Commissioner Lê Linh
  • 3rd Corps: Commander Vũ Lăng, Commissioner Đặng Vũ Hiệp
  • 4th Corps: Commander Hoàng Cầm, Commissioner Hoàng Thế Thiện
  • 232 Group: Commander Lê Đức Anh, Commissioner Lê Văn Tưởng
  • Southwest border Campaign (1979): Commander: Lê Trọng Tấn

See also[edit]