Lê Hồng Phong

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Lê Hồng Phong
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Informal leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam
In office
27 October 1931 – 26 July 1936
Preceded by Trần Phú
Succeeded by Hà Huy Tập
Personal details
Born 6 September 1902
Nghệ An Province, French Indochina
Died September 2, 1942(1942-09-02) (aged 40)
Côn Đảo, French Indochina
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam

Lê Hồng Phong (1902–1942) was the second leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV); he led the party through the office of General Secretary of the Overseas Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam.[1] The Overseas Executive Committee was the only body of the CPV left intact after increased repression by the French authorities in Indochina.

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  1. ^ Vietnamese Royal Exile in Japan Page 114