Nguyễn Thái Học

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Nguyễn Thái Học, founder and leader of the VNQDD.

Nguyễn Thái Học (Hán tự: ; 1902 – 1930) was a Vietnamese revolutionary who was the founding leader of the Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng, the Vietnamese Nationalist Party.[1][2][3] He was captured and executed by the French colonial authorities after the failure of the Yên Bái mutiny.

Many cities in Vietnam, have named major streets after him. This was the case in both North and South even when the country was divided before the fall of Saigon in April 1975.[4] One of the most notable is Nguyễn Thái Học Street, Hanoi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van Dao Hoang A Contemporary History of a National Struggle: 1927-1954 ' 2008 Page 121 "public by the French, offering “ a reward of 5,000 piastres to anyone who catches or kills Nguyễn Thái Học.” In this period, ... It is I, Nguyễn Thái Học and this is Sư Trạch.”"
  2. ^ Philippe M. F. Peycam The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930 2012 Page 262 "The Vietnam Nationalist Party, or Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng, was founded in December 1927 in Hanoi by Nguyễn Thái Học, a teacher, on the model of the Chinese Kuomintang."
  3. ^ Nguyen Công Công Luan Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars: Memoirs of a Victim Turned Soldier 2012 " “If we do not succeed, we will have constituted a good cause”), declared Nguyễn Thái Học before the decision to launch the ..."
  4. ^ Vietnam Country Map. Periplus Travel Maps. 2002–03. ISBN 0-7946-0070-0.