8th Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam

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The 8th Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam was elected by the Central Committee on 1 July 1996 in the aftermath of the 8th National Congress. The Politburo was dissolved on 19 April 2001, at the beginning of the 9th National Congress.

8th Politburo (1996–2001)[edit]

8th National Congress (1996–1997)[edit]

General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam
Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
Do Muoi cropped.jpg Rank 1st Secretary of the Central Military Commission
Member of the Secretariat
Name Đỗ Mười
Birthplace Thanh Trì, Hanoi
Member since 31 March 1982
Order of precedence
Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
Rank 2nd President of Vietnam
Chairman of the National Defence Council
Name Lê Đức Anh
Birthplace Thừa Thiên–Huế Province
Member since 31 March 1982
Rank 3rd Prime Minister of Vietnam
Name Võ Văn Kiệt
Birthplace Trung Hiệp village, Vĩnh Long Province
Member since 31 March 1982
NongDucManh29052007.jpg Rank 4th Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam
Name Nông Đức Mạnh
Birthplace Na Rì, Bắc Kạn
Member since 27 June 1991
Le Kha Phieu.JPG Rank 5th Head of the General Political Department
Name Lê Khả Phiêu
Birthplace Vĩnh Thuận county, Kiên Giang Province
Member since 6 November 1993
Rank 6th Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission Minister of Defence
Name Đoàn Khuê
Birthplace Thôn Gia Đẳng, Quảng Trị Province
Member since 28 June 1991
Phan Van Khai 2005.jpg Rank 7th Deputy Prime Minister
Name Phan Văn Khải
Birthplace Củ Chi District, Hồ Chí Minh City
Member since 28 June 1991
Nguyen Manh Cam detail, 981001-D-9880W-006.jpg Rank 8th Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Name Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm
Birthplace Vinh, Nghệ An
Member since 6 November 1993
Rank 9th Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council
Member of the Secretariat
Director of the National Hồ Chí Minh Academy of Politics
Name Nguyễn Đức Bình
Birthplace Hồng Lĩnh, Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 28 June 1991
Rank 10th Deputy Head of the Organisation Department
Name Nguyễn Văn An
Birthplace Mỹ Tân, Nam Định Province
Member since 1 July 1996
031110-D-9880W-005.jpg Rank 11th General Staff
Deputy Minister of Defence
Minister of Defence
Name Phạm Văn Trà
Birthplace Quế Võ, Bắc Ninh, Tonkin
Member since 1 July 1996
Tran Duc Luong, Nov 17, 2004.jpg Rank 12th Deputy Prime Minister
Name Trần Đức Lương
Birthplace Phổ Khánh, Quảng Ngãi Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 13th Deputy Chairman of the Central Control Commission
Name Nguyễn Thị Xuân Mỹ
Birthplace Hải Dương Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Truong Tan Sang.jpg
Rank 14th Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee
Name Trương Tấn Sang
Birthplace Long An Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 15th Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee
Name Lê Xuân Tùng
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 16th Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee Deputy Minister of Public Security
Name Lê Minh Hương
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 17th Secretary of the Science, Technology and Education Commission
Name Nguyễn Đình Tứ
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 18th Secretary of the Mass Mobilisation Commission
Name Phạm Thế Duyệt
Birthplace Hải Dương Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Nguyen Tan Dung.jpg Rank 19th Deputy Minister of Public Security
Name Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Birthplace Cà Mau Province
Member since 1 July 1996

4th Plenum of the Central Committee (1997–2001)[edit]

General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam
Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
Le Kha Phieu.JPG Rank 1st Secretary of the Central Military Commission
Member of the Secretariat
Member of the Politburo Standing Committee
Name Lê Khả Phiêu
Birthplace Kiên Giang Province
Member since 6 November 1993
Order of precedence
Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
Tran Duc Luong, Nov 17, 2004.jpg Rank 2nd Member of the Politburo Standing Committee President of Vietnam
Chairman of the National Defence Council
Name Trần Đức Lương
Birthplace Quảng Ngãi Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Phan Van Khai 2005.jpg Rank 3rd Member of the Politburo Standing Committee Prime Minister of Vietnam
Name Phan Văn Khải
Birthplace Hồ Chí Minh City
Member since 28 June 1991
NongDucManh29052007.jpg Rank 4th Member of the Politburo Standing Committee Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam
Name Nông Đức Mạnh
Birthplace Bắc Kạn Province
Member since 27 June 1991
031110-D-9880W-005.jpg Rank 5th Chairman of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front
Member of the Politburo Standing Committee
Name Phạm Văn Trà
Birthplace Bắc Ninh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 6th Secretary of the Political Defence Commission Minister of Public Security
Name Đoàn Khuê
Birthplace Quảng Trị Province
Member since 28 June 1991
Nguyen Manh Cam detail, 981001-D-9880W-006.jpg Rank 7th Minister of Foreign Affairs
Name Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm
Birthplace Nghệ An Province
Member since 6 November 1993
Rank 8th Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council
Member of the Secretariat
Director of the National Hồ Chí Minh Academy of Politics
Name Nguyễn Đức Bình
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 28 June 1991
Rank 9th Deputy Head of the Organisation Department
Name Nguyễn Văn An
Birthplace Nam Định Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 10th Chairman of the Central Control Commission
Name Nguyễn Thị Xuân Mỹ
Birthplace Hải Dương Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Truong Tan Sang.jpg
Rank 11th Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee
Name Trương Tấn Sang
Birthplace Long An Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 12th Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee
Name Lê Xuân Tùng
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 13th Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee Minister of Public Security
Name Lê Minh Hương
Birthplace Hà Tĩnh Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 14th Chairman of the Mass Works Commission
Name Phạm Thế Duyệt
Birthplace Hải Dương Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Nguyen Tan Dung.jpg Rank 15th First Deputy Prime Minister
Name Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Birthplace Cà Mau Province
Member since 1 July 1996
Rank 16th Head of the General Political Department Deputy Minister of Defense
Name Phạm Thanh Ngân
Birthplace Thái Nguyên Province
Member since 29 December 1997
Rank 17th Head of the General Office
Chairman of the Central Economic Commission
Name Phan Diễn
Birthplace Quảng Nam Province
Member since 29 December 1997
Nguyen Minh Triet.jpg Rank 18th Deputy Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee
Name Nguyễn Minh Triết
Birthplace Hanoi
Member since 29 December 1997
Nguyen Phu Trong.jpg Rank 19th Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee
Editor-in-chief of Tạp chí Cộng sản
Name Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Birthplace Hanoi
Member since 29 December 1997

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Van, Canh Nguyen; Cooper, Earle (1983). Vietnam under Communism, 1975–1982. Hoover Press. ISBN 9780817978518.