Ngô Đình Lệ Thủy

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Ngô Đình Lệ Thủy (1945-1967) was the daughter of South Vietnam’s First lady Madame Nhu and Ngo Dinh Nhu, the National Secret Police Chief.

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On November 2, 1963, at the time of the assassinations of her father and her Uncle Ngo Dinh Diem she was with her mother in Beverly Hills, California, since October, and preparing for a trip to Italy. The new government of South Vietnam refused to issue her a visa to return to South Vietnam and she resettled in Europe with her mother.

Lệ Thủy was attending law school in Paris, when on April 12, 1967,[1] at the age of 22, she was killed in an automobile accident in Longjumeau, France.[2] Just over 45 years later, her younger (and only) sister Ngô Đình Lệ Quyên was killed in an April 16, 2012 automobile accident in Rome, Italy.

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