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

Võ Nguyên GiápVõ Nguyên Giáp
25 August 1911
Officer

Gia LongGia Long
08 February 1762
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
22 September 1863
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
Nicholas IrelandNicholas Ireland
07 September 2002
YouTuber

Pax Thien Jolie-PittPax Thien Jolie-Pitt
29 November 2003
Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt’s Son

Thich Quang DucThich Quang Duc
1897 AD
Vietnamese monk
Todd HaberkornTodd Haberkorn
16 August 1982
Voice actor

Cung LeCung Le
25 May 1972
Actor, Combat sport, Screenwriter, Kickboxer,
Bao DaiBao Dai
22 October 1913
Emperor

Le Duc ThoLe Duc Tho
10 October 1911
Revolutionary

Duong Van MinhDuong Van Minh
16 February 1916
Politician

Nguyen Van ThieuNguyen Van Thieu
05 April 1923
Politician

Le DuanLe Duan
07 April 1907
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Thich Nhat HanhThich Nhat Hanh
11 October 1926
 

Johnny Tri NguyenJohnny Tri Nguyen
16 January 1974
American-Vietnamese actor

Nguyen Ngoc LoanNguyen Ngoc Loan
11 December 1930
Military personnel

Joseph CaoJoseph Cao
13 March 1967
Former U.S. Representative
Hung HuynhHung Huynh
25 January 1978
chef

Nguyen Cao KyNguyen Cao Ky
08 September 1930
 
Dat PhanDat Phan
25 January 1975
American comedian

Ray LuiRay Lui
22 December 1956
Actor

Ngo Bao ChauNgo Bao Chau
28 June 1972
Mathematician
Lê LợiLê Lợi
10 September 1385
Emperor of Vietnam

Truong ChinhTruong Chinh
09 February 1907
Politician
Nick UtNick Ut
29 March 1951
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,

Tran Hung DaoTran Hung Dao
1228 AD
Statesman

Nguyen KhanhNguyen Khanh
08 November 1927
Military officer
Minh MangMinh Mang
25 May 1791
Emperor

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Tôn Đức ThắngTôn Đức Thắng
20 August 1888
President
Ieng SaryIeng Sary
24 October 1925
Politician

Pham Van DongPham Van Dong
01 March 1906
 

Nguyễn Tấn DũngNguyễn Tấn Dũng
17 November 1949
Politician

Khai DinhKhai Dinh
10 August 1885
Emperor of Vietnam
Văn Tiến DũngVăn Tiến Dũng
02 May 1917
General
Viet D. DinhViet D. Dinh
22 February 1968
Lawyer

Nguyễn Văn LinhNguyễn Văn Linh
01 July 1915
Revolutionary

Phan Boi ChauPhan Boi Chau
26 December 1867
Political Figure

Son SenSon Sen
12 June 1930
Cambodian politician
Nguyễn DuNguyễn Du
03 January 1766
Vietnamese poet

Tran Van TraTran Van Tra
01 January 1918
Vietnamese general

Dinh Bo LinhDinh Bo Linh
22 March 0929
Emperor

Ngô QuyềnNgô Quyền
12 March 0897
King

Nguyen Huu ThoNguyen Huu Tho
10 July 1910
Political Leader
Huynh Tan PhatHuynh Tan Phat
15 February 1913
Politician

Le Thanh TongLe Thanh Tong
25 August 1442
Emperor
Thành TháiThành Thái
14 March 1879
Emperor

Duy TânDuy Tân
19 September 1900
Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty

To HuuTo Huu
04 October 1920
Poet
Nguyễn Văn ThuậnNguyễn Văn Thuận
17 April 1928
Cardinal

Phạm TuânPhạm Tuân
14 February 1947
Aviator
Ly Thuong KietLy Thuong Kiet
1019 AD
Military Leader

Tu DucTu Duc
22 September 1829
Emperor of Vietnam

Frédéric ChauFrédéric Chau
06 June 1977
Actor

Truong Tan SangTruong Tan Sang
21 January 1949
President

Hàm NghiHàm Nghi
03 August 1971
Eighth Emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty
Edward ArdizzoneEdward Ardizzone
16 October 1900
Painter

Khoa DoKhoa Do
1978 AD
Film director

Danh VoDanh Vo
1975 AD
Artist

Vo Van KietVo Van Kiet
23 November 1922
Politician
Huynh Phu SoHuynh Phu So
15 January 1920
Philosopher

Henri LaboritHenri Laborit
21 November 1914
Surgeon
Vo Chi CongVo Chi Cong
07 August 1912
Politician

Phan Chau TrinhPhan Chau Trinh
09 September 1872
Nationalist leader

Cuong DeCuong De
11 January 1882
Revolutionary
Lý Nam ĐếLý Nam Đế
17 October 0503
Monarch

Nguyễn Tiến MinhNguyễn Tiến Minh
12 February 1983
Badminton player
Tran Ngoc ChauTran Ngoc Chau
09 August 1923
Military personnel

Phan Dinh PhungPhan Dinh Phung
06 June 1847
Rebel Leader

Nguyễn Chí ThiệnNguyễn Chí Thiện
27 February 1939
Poet
Pham HungPham Hung
11 June 1912
Politician

Đỗ Tuấn ĐứcĐỗ Tuấn Đức
06 February 1996
Badminton player
Howard BachHoward Bach
22 February 1979
Badminton player

Ngô Văn ChiêuNgô Văn Chiêu
28 February 1878
Religious leader

De ThamDe Tham
1858 AD
Vietnamese patriot

Trần Anh TôngTrần Anh Tông
17 September 1276
poet
Phan Thanh GianPhan Thanh Gian
11 November 1796
Government official
Pétrus KyPétrus Ky
06 December 1837
Scholar

Nguyễn Trường TộNguyễn Trường Tộ
1830 AD
Scholar

Khúc Thừa DụKhúc Thừa Dụ
0830 AD
Ruler

Nguyễn Tri PhươngNguyễn Tri Phương
1806 AD
Commander
Stephane GaugerStephane Gauger
30 August 1969
American-Vietnamese film director

Jacques OudinJacques Oudin
07 October 1939
Politician

Phan KhoiPhan Khoi
20 August 1887
Vietnamese intellectual

Chu Van TanChu Van Tan
22 May 1909
Military leader

Nguyễn Phúc TầnNguyễn Phúc Tần
18 July 1620
Ruler
Setthathirath IISetthathirath II
1685 AD
King

Vu Ngoc NhaVu Ngoc Nha
03 March 1928
Spy
Nguyen Van ThinhNguyen Van Thinh
1888 AD
President

Đèo Văn TrịĐèo Văn Trị
1849 AD
Political leader
Huỳnh Tịnh CủaHuỳnh Tịnh Của
1834 AD
Scholar
Lê MaiLê Mai
1940 AD
Diplomat