Nguyễn Xuân Oánh

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Nguyễn Xuân Oánh (Phủ Lạng Thương, today Bắc Giang, 1921 – Hồ Chí Minh City, 29 August 2003) was a Vietnamese economist, who was appointed as Prime Minister of South Vietnam in 1964 and 1965.

Oánh was born in Phủ Lạng Thương[1] He studied at the Lycee Albert and trained as an economist, receiving his doctorate from Harvard University. He subsequently worked for the International Monetary Fund before returning to Vietnam as an economic adviser. He was awarded the Harvard Centennial Medal in 1999 given by the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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  1. ^ Ronald B. Frankum Jr. Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam -2011 Page 332 "NGUYEN XUAN OANH (1921—2003). Republic of Vietnam prime minister, sometimes referred to as “Jack Owens” by the Americans. Nguyén Xuan Oanh was born in Phu Lang Thuong in North Vietnam. He was educated at the Lycee Albert ."
Preceded by
Nguyễn Khánh
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
1964
Succeeded by
Nguyễn Khánh
Preceded by
Trần Văn Hương
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
1965
Succeeded by
Phan Huy Quát

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