Nguyễn Thị Doan

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Nguyễn Thị Doan
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Vice President of Vietnam
In office
25 July 2007 – 8 April 2016
PresidentNguyễn Minh Triết
Trương Tấn Sang
Trần Đại Quang
Preceded byTrương Mỹ Hoa
Succeeded byĐặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh
Personal details
Born (1951-11-08) 8 November 1951 (age 70)
Lý Nhân District, Hà Nam Province, North Vietnam
Political partyFlag of the Communist Party of Vietnam.svg Communist Party of Vietnam (1981–2016)
Alma materHanoi University of Commerce
University of National and World Economy

Nguyễn Thị Doan (born 8 November 1951) is a Vietnamese educator, former legislator and Vietnamese politician, who served as Vice President of Vietnam from 2007 to 2016. Nguyễn Thị Doan is a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and a deputy to the National Assembly of Vietnam for Hà Nam Province.

Nguyễn Thị Doan is a former university professor of economics. The National Assembly elected her as the Vice President for the term from 2007 to 2012.

Nguyễn Thị Doan was born on November 1, 1951, in the northern province of Hà Nam. She entered Hanoi University of Commerce for her degree in economics in 1977 and graduated in 1979. In the same year, Mrs. Doan became a lecturer of the university. She went to Bulgaria[1] (Ph.D. in economics in University of National and World Economy[2]) and France (Ph.D. in business administration) for graduate studies. In 1982, she joined the Communist Party of Vietnam. Shortly after returning to Vietnam, she was appointed as the Rector of Hanoi University of Commerce.

At the Eighth National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam in June 1996, Nguyễn Thị Doan was elected to the Party's Central Committee and became a member of the Central Committee's Supervisory Commission three years later. She was re-elected to the Party's Central Committee again in the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served as the Permanent Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Commission. She was named Vice-President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at the first session of the Twelfth National Assembly on July 25, 2007.


  1. ^ "Vietnam Thanks Bulgaria for University Graduates - - Sofia News Agency". Retrieved Apr 6, 2021.
  2. ^ "ĐH Kinh tế Sofia". Mar 31, 2011. Retrieved Apr 6, 2021.
Political offices
Preceded by Vice President of Vietnam
Succeeded by