List of people with surname Nguyễn

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Nguyễn is the most common Vietnamese surname, held by an estimated 40 percent of Vietnamese people. Outside of Vietnam, the surname is commonly rendered without diacritics, as Nguyen. The following is an incomplete list of individuals with this surname.

Heads of state or government[edit]

Actors[edit]

Artists[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Chess players[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Military[edit]

Models[edit]

Nguyen thi Le (born 1991 Vietnam) beauty queen. Miss Phatty's 2017.

Musicians[edit]

Physicians[edit]

Poets[edit]

Poker players[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Religious leaders[edit]

Revolutionaries[edit]

Scientists[edit]

  • Prince Bửu Hội, organic/biochemistry/medical researcher, published more than 1000 papers (born Nguyễn Phúc Bửu Hội in 1915)
  • Nguyen Xuan Vinh (b. 1930)

Writers[edit]

Other[edit]

Fictional people[edit]

  • Nguyen Charlie, cartoon character
  • Nguyen Toon, mythical North Vietnamese fighter pilot
  • Pham Nuwen, of the science fiction novel Fire Beyond the Deep, is treated as a far-future descendant of the Nguyen surname.

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