::Dương Văn Minh


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Dương Văn Minh (About this sound listen) (16 February 1916 – 6 August 2001), popularly known as Big Minh, was a Vietnamese senior general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) and a politician during the presidency of Ngô Đình Diệm. In 1963, he was became President of South Vietnam after leading a coup in which Diệm was assassinated. Minh lasted only three months before being toppled by Nguyễn Khánh, but assumed power again in April 1975, two days before surrendering to communist forces.

Dương Văn Minh sections
Intro  Biography   Early years   Vietnamese National Army/battles against B\u00ecnh Xuy\u00ean and H\u00f2a H\u1ea3o  Overthrow of Di\u1ec7m  Rule  Overthrow by Nguy\u1ec5n Kh\u00e1nh  August and September power struggle with Kh\u00e1nh  Exile  Second presidency  Life in exile  Death  References  Sources  External links  

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