Famous People From Vietnam
Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
19 May 1890
Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of
Jonathan Ke QuanJonathan Ke Quan
20 August 1971
Actor

Ngo Dinh DiemNgo Dinh Diem
03 January 1901
President of Vietnam

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
28 May 1919
Soldier

Võ Nguyên GiápVõ Nguyên Giáp
25 August 1911
Officer

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
22 September 1863
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
Gia LongGia Long
08 February 1762
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam

Nicholas IrelandNicholas Ireland
07 September 2002
YouTuber

Pax Thien Jolie-PittPax Thien Jolie-Pitt
29 November 2003
Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt’s Son
Todd HaberkornTodd Haberkorn
16 August 1982
Voice actor

Cung LeCung Le
25 May 1972
Actor, Combat sport, Screenwriter, Kickboxer,
Dat PhanDat Phan
25 January 1975
American comedian

Viet D. DinhViet D. Dinh
22 February 1968
Lawyer

Ieng SaryIeng Sary
24 October 1925
Politician

Nick UtNick Ut
29 March 1951
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,

Hung HuynhHung Huynh
25 January 1978
chef
Thich Nhat HanhThich Nhat Hanh
11 October 1926
 

Ray LuiRay Lui
22 December 1956
Actor

Joseph CaoJoseph Cao
13 March 1967
Former U.S. Representative

Johnny Tri NguyenJohnny Tri Nguyen
16 January 1974
American-Vietnamese actor
Văn Tiến DũngVăn Tiến Dũng
02 May 1917
General

Jacques OudinJacques Oudin
07 October 1939
Politician
Tôn Đức ThắngTôn Đức Thắng
20 August 1888
President

Phạm TuânPhạm Tuân
14 February 1947
Aviator

Nguyễn Tấn DũngNguyễn Tấn Dũng
17 November 1949
Politician
Son SenSon Sen
12 June 1930
Cambodian politician

Duy TânDuy Tân
19 September 1900
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty
Ngô QuyềnNgô Quyền
12 March 0897
King

Thành TháiThành Thái
14 March 1879
Emperor

Hàm NghiHàm Nghi
03 August 1971
Eighth Emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty
Nguyễn DuNguyễn Du
03 January 1766
Vietnamese poet

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Frédéric ChauFrédéric Chau
06 June 1977
Actor
Edward ArdizzoneEdward Ardizzone
16 October 1900
Painter

Khoa DoKhoa Do
1978 AD
Film director

Henri LaboritHenri Laborit
21 November 1914
French surgeon

Le Duc ThoLe Duc Tho
10 October 1911
Revolutionary
Thich Quang DucThich Quang Duc
1897 AD
Vietnamese monk
Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
16 February 1916
Politician

Nguyen Van ThieuNguyen Van Thieu
05 April 1923
Politician

Nguyen Cao KyNguyen Cao Ky
08 September 1930
 

Bao DaiBao Dai
22 October 1913
Emperor
Nguyễn Chí ThiệnNguyễn Chí Thiện
27 February 1939
Poet

Nguyễn Trường TộNguyễn Trường Tộ
1830 AD
Scholar

Ngô Văn ChiêuNgô Văn Chiêu
28 February 1878
Religious leader

Le DuanLe Duan
07 April 1907
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Nguyễn Tri PhươngNguyễn Tri Phương
1806 AD
Commander
Trần Anh TôngTrần Anh Tông
17 September 1276
poet

Nguyen Van ThinhNguyen Van Thinh
1888 AD
President
Tran Hung DaoTran Hung Dao
1228 AD
Statesman

Pétrus KyPétrus Ky
06 December 1837
Scholar

Nguyen KhanhNguyen Khanh
08 November 1927
Military officer
Stephane GaugerStephane Gauger
30 August 1969
American-Vietnamese film director

Minh MangMinh Mang
25 May 1791
Emperor
Đèo Văn TrịĐèo Văn Trị
1849 AD
Political leader

Danh VoDanh Vo
1975 AD
Artist

Phan Boi ChauPhan Boi Chau
26 December 1867
Political Figure

Pham Van DongPham Van Dong
01 March 1906
 

Pham HungPham Hung
11 June 1912
Politician
Truong Tan SangTruong Tan Sang
21 January 1949
President

Ngo Bao ChauNgo Bao Chau
28 June 1972
Mathematician

Truong ChinhTruong Chinh
09 February 1907
Politician

Nguyen Huu ThoNguyen Huu Tho
10 July 1910
Political Leader
Lê MaiLê Mai
1940 AD
Diplomat

Khai DinhKhai Dinh
10 August 1885
Emperor of Vietnam
Tu DucTu Duc
22 September 1829
Emperor of Vietnam

Phan Dinh PhungPhan Dinh Phung
06 June 1847
Rebel Leader

Dinh Bo LinhDinh Bo Linh
22 March 0929
Emperor
Le Thanh TongLe Thanh Tong
25 August 1442
Emperor

Phan Chau TrinhPhan Chau Trinh
09 September 1872
Nationalist leader
Tran Van TraTran Van Tra
01 January 1918
Vietnamese general

Vo Chi CongVo Chi Cong
07 August 1912
Politician

Phan Thanh GianPhan Thanh Gian
11 November 1796
Government official
To HuuTo Huu
04 October 1920
Poet

Vo Van KietVo Van Kiet
23 November 1922
Politician
Cuong DeCuong De
11 January 1882
Revolutionary

Huynh Phu SoHuynh Phu So
15 January 1920
Philosopher

Huynh Tan PhatHuynh Tan Phat
15 February 1913
Politician

Vu Ngoc NhaVu Ngoc Nha
03 March 1928
Spy
Chu Van TanChu Van Tan
22 May 1909
Military leader