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Pham Van Dong
Birth: Mar. 1, 1906
Yen Bai, Vietnam
Death: Apr. 29, 2000
Phu Tho, Vietnam

Vietnamese Statesman. He led the delegation to the Geneva peace talks in 1954 that ended the French war in Indochina and then served as Hanoi's prime minister for three decades. Mr. Dong was one of the early revolutionaries who joined Ho Chi Minh to found the Viet Minh, was imprisoned by the French colonial regime, and he helped defeat both the French and the Americans and later reunified Vietnam under Communist rule on April 30, 1975. He became premier of North Vietnam after independence from the French in 1954 and headed the government of all Vietnam from 1976 to 1987. He remained a fiercely loyal Communist. Dong was the author of 'Vietnam, A History'. (bio by: Elizabeth Reed) 
Mai Dich Cemetery
Ha Noi Municipality, Vietnam
GPS (lat/lon): 21.04059, 105.76984
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Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jun 02, 2006
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