2 Võ Nguyên Giáp(Officer)
Võ Nguyên Giáp was a politician who also served in the Vietnam People's Army as an army general. Regarded as one of the 20th century's greatest military strategists, Giáp played key roles as a military commander in the First Indochina War and in the Second Indochina War. He is also credited with laying the foundation for the Annamite Range trail.
3 Lana Condor(Actress)
4 Thuy Trang(Actress)
Thuy Trang was a Vietnamese-American actress who is remembered for her portrayal of the first Yellow Ranger on the popular TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Unfortunately, she joined the infamous 27 Club when she passed away after suffering internal injuries caused by a car accident on September 3, 2001, in San Francisco, California, USA.
5 Thich Quang Duc(Former Vietnamese monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963)
6 Phan Thi Kim Phuc(Appearing in a world famous, Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph from the Vietnam War in 1972)
Phan Thi Kim Phuc is a South Vietnamese-born Canadian woman. As a nine-year-old child, she was captured in a photograph taken during the Vietnam War, in which she is shown running naked on a road following a napalm attack. It took her a long time to recover from her injuries. As an adult, she is a peace activist.
7 Madame Nhu(First Lady of South Vietnam)
8 Nguyen Van Thieu(Politician)
9 Le Duan(Former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam)
10 Dustin Nguyen(Actor, known for his roles as Harry Truman Ioki on 21 Jump Street and as Johnny Loh on VIP)
Born to Vietnamese parents who were related to the entertainment industry, Dustin Nguyen moved to the US in the wake of the rise of the Viet Cong. A skilled martial artist, he is best known for his roles in movies such as Little Fish and in series such as 21 Jump Street.
11 Veronica Ngo(Actress and singer who won the award for Best Actress at the 2007 Vietnam Film Festival for her appearance in the film Haunted Manor.)
12 Johnny Tri Nguyen(American-Vietnamese actor)
13 Bao Dai(Emperor of Vietnam (1926–45))
14 Ngo Dinh Diem(President of Vietnam)
Vietnamese politician Ngo Dinh Diem served as the final prime minister of the State of Vietnam and later as the president of South Vietnam. Beginning his civil service career in the court of Emperor Bảo Đại, he later denounced the emperor and founded his own political party. Subjected to many assassination attempts, he was murdered during the 1963 military coup.
15 Thich Nhat Hanh(Buddhist monk and peace activist who has founded dozens of schools and universities and has published over 100 books.)
16 Le Duc Tho(Revolutionary)
17 Gia Long(Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam)
Gia Long was a Vietnamese emperor who is credited with unifying Vietnam in 1802 before founding the Nguyen dynasty. He reigned as the first emperor of the Nguyen dynasty from 1802 until his death in 1820. He also ruled as the emperor of Vietnam from 1804 to 1820. Gia Long is also credited with popularizing Confucianism in Vietnam.
18 Ngo Bao Chau(Mathematician)
20 Lady Trieu(Warrior)
21 Nguyen Khanh(Military officer)
22 Tran Hung Dao(Statesman)
23 Dat Phan(American comedian)
24 Lê Lợi(Emperor of Vietnam)
25 Todd Haberkorn(Voice actor)
26 Nguyễn Tấn Dũng(Politician)
27 Alexandre Yersin(Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis)
Alexandre Yersin was a physician and bacteriologist. He is credited with co-discovering Yersinia pestis, the bacillus that causes the bubonic plague. Also an agriculturist, Yersin pioneered the cultivation of rubber trees. He is revered by the Vietnamese people because of his association with Hanoi Medical University; a private university in Da Lat is named in his honor.