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 1 Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of Vietnam
Birthdate: May 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cụm di tích Hoàng trù, Vietnam
Died: September 2, 1969
Vietnamese Communist revolutionary Hồ Chí Minh led the Việt Minh independence movement and served as North Vietnam’s prime minister, from 1945 to 1955, and president, from 1945 to 1969. He was an integral part of the Vietnam War. South Vietnam’s former capital, Saigon, was later renamed Ho Chi Minh City.

 2 Lana Condor

Lana Condor.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Can Tho
Lana Condor was adopted from a Vietnamese orphanage by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Bob Condor and his wife. She gained fame as Lara Jean Covey from the Netflix film To All the Boys I've Loved Before and its sequel. She has also appeared in the films Patriots Day and X-Men Apocalypse.
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 3 Võ Nguyên Giáp

Võ Nguyên Giáp.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: August 25, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lệ Thủy District, Vietnam
Died: October 4, 2013

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.

 4 Thuy Trang

Thuy Trang.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saigon
Died: September 3, 2001

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 Jonathan Ke Quan

Jonathan Ke Quan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City
Actor and stunt choreographer Jonathan Ke Quan was initially a child actor and is best known for his roles as Data in The Goonies and Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. He has also appeared as Jasper Kwong in the 1990s’ sitcom Head of the Class.

 6 Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Vietnam
Birthdate: January 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quảng Bình, French Indochina (present-day Vietnam)
Died: November 2, 1963

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. 

 7 Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tha Tien, Quang Ngai province, Vietnam
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 8 Todd Haberkorn

Todd Haberkorn
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Famous As: Voice actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, USA

 9 Nguyen Ngoc Loan

Nguyen Ngoc Loan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huế, Vietnam
Died: July 14, 1998

 10 Veronica Ngo

Veronica Ngo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cầu Kè District, Vietnam

 11 Madame Nhu

Madame Nhu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady of South Vietnam
Birthdate: April 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanoi
Died: April 24, 2011

 12 Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras
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Famous As: Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Publisher, Novelist, Playwright, Autobiographer, Journalist, Poet lawyer, Feminist
Birthdate: April 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City
Died: March 3, 1996

 13 Nguyen Van Thieu

Nguyen Van Thieu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Phan Rang–Tháp Chàm, Ninh Thuận Province, French Indochina
Died: September 29, 2001

 14 Le Duan

Le Duan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietna
Birthdate: April 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Triệu Đông, Vietnam
Died: July 10, 1986

 15 Le Duc Tho

Le Duc Tho
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: October 10, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ha Nam Province
Died: October 13, 1990

 16 Duong Van Minh

Duong Van Minh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mỹ Tho
Died: August 6, 2001

 17 Nguyen Cao Ky

Nguyen Cao Ky
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Birthdate: September 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo

 18 Gia Long

Gia Long.
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Famous As: Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty of Vietnam
Birthdate: February 8, 1762
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hue
Died: February 3, 1820

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.

 19 Johnny Tri Nguyen

Johnny Tri Nguyen
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Famous As: American-Vietnamese actor
Birthdate: January 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 20 Dat Phan

Dat Phan
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: January 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 21 Nick Ut

Nick Ut
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
Birthdate: March 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long An

 22 Ngo Bao Chau

Ngo Bao Chau
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hanoi

 23 Ray Lui

Ray Lui
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vietnam

 24 Nguyen Khanh

Nguyen Khanh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tra Vinh, Vietnam
Died: January 11, 2013

 25 Lady Trieu

Lady Trieu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: November 8, 0226
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jiuzhen, Vietnam
Died: 0248 AD

 26 Joseph Cao

Joseph Cao
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former U.S. Representative
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 27 Betty Nguyen

Betty Nguyen
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Famous As: American news anchor
Birthdate: September 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 28 Thich Quang Duc

Thich Quang Duc
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vietnamese monk
Birthdate: 1897 AD
Birthplace: Khanh Hoa Province
Died: June 11, 1963

 29 Hung Huynh

Hung Huynh
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: chef
Birthdate: January 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 30 Ieng Sary

Ieng Sary
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 24, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tra Vinh, Vietnam
Died: March 14, 2013

 31 Nguyễn Tấn Dũng

Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ca Mau Province

 32 Tran Hung Dao

Tran Hung Dao
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 1228 AD
Birthplace: Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam
Died: 1300 AD

 33 Lê Lợi

Lê Lợi
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Famous As: Emperor of Vietnam
Birthdate: September 10, 1385
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lam Son, Vietnam
Died: September 7, 1433

 34 Alexandre Yersin

Alexandre Yersin.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
Birthdate: September 22, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aubonne, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Died: March 1, 1943

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.

 35 Bao Dai

Bao Dai
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: October 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Imperial City, Hue
Died: July 31, 1997

 36 Truong Chinh

Truong Chinh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Xuan Truong District, Nam Dịnh Province, Vietnam
Died: September 30, 1988

 37 Minh Mang

Minh Mang
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: May 25, 1791
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gia Định, Việt Nam
Died: January 20, 1841

 38 Linh Dan Pham

Linh Dan Pham
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Famous As: French-Vietnamese actress
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 39 Bebe Pham

Bebe Pham
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Vietnamese model
Birthdate: April 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biên Hòa

 40 Truong Tan Sang

Truong Tan Sang
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: January 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Đức Hòa District

 41 Nguyễn Văn Linh

Nguyễn Văn Linh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: July 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Giai Phạm, Vietnam
Died: April 27, 1998

 42 Văn Tiến Dũng

Văn Tiến Dũng
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: May 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Từ Liêm, Vietnam
Died: March 17, 2002

 43 Son Sen

Son Sen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Cambodian politician
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tra Vinh Province
Died: June 10, 1997

 44 Tran Anh Hung

Tran Anh Hung
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mỹ Tho, South Vietnam

 45 Jacqueline Nguyen

Jacqueline Nguyen
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: May 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Da Lat

 46 Khai Dinh

Khai Dinh
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Famous As: Emperor of Vietnam
Birthdate: August 10, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phú Xuân, Vietnam
Died: November 6, 1925

 47 Tôn Đức Thắng

Tôn Đức Thắng
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: August 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Xuyên, Vietnam
Died: March 30, 1980

 48 Viet D. Dinh

Viet D. Dinh
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City

 49 Leyna Nguyen

Leyna Nguyen
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Famous As: American-Vietnamese anchor
Birthdate: December 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Đông Hà

 50 Janet Nguyen

Janet Nguyen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: California State Senator
Birthdate: May 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City