Nguyễn Văn Tâm

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Nguyễn Văn Tâm in 1953.

Nguyễn Văn Tâm (1893[1] – 23 November 1990 [2]) served as Minister in the Nguyễn Dynasty. His son is General Nguyễn Văn Hinh, the Chief of Staff of the Vietnamese National Army. He was Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam from June 25, 1952, to December 16, 1953.[3][4]

He was nicknamed the Tiger of Cai Lậy for eliminating Communist resistance groups in the Cai Lậy region of the Mekong Delta.



  1. ^ pdf (Vietnamese)
  2. ^ New York Times: Nguyen Van Tam, Vietnamese Statesman, 97, 28 November 1990, retrieved 11 April 2010
  3. ^ Archived October 27, 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Justin Corfield Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City 2013 p204 "A general in the State of Vietnam, he was born on 20 September 1915 in Vung Tau, in southern Vietnam, his father being Nguyen Van Tam. He went to Lycée Chasseloup Laubat in Saigon, and then moved to France, where he attended Lycée ."
Preceded by
Trần Văn Hữu
Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Prince Nguyễn Phúc Bửu Lộc