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Nguyen Cao Ky

Vietnamese politician and general

Nguyễn Cao Kỳ (8 September 1930–23 July 2011) was a South Vietnamese military leader, politician and Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam in a military junta from 1965 to 1967.[1]

Nguyễn Cao Kỳ
Nguyen Cao Ky.jpg
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
In office
19 June 1965 – 31 October 1967
Preceded byPhan Huy Quát
Succeeded byNguyễn Văn Lộc
Vice President of the Republic of Vietnam
In office
1967–1971
PresidentNguyễn Văn Thiệu
Succeeded byTrần Văn Hương
Personal details
Born(1930-09-08)8 September 1930
Sơn Tây, Tonkin, French Indochina (now Hanoi, Vietnam)
Died23 July 2011(2011-07-23) (aged 80)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Resting placeRose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California, U.S.
Political partyNone (Military)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Republic of Vietnam
Branch/serviceFlag of the Republic of Vietnam Air Force.svg Republic of Vietnam Air Force
Years of service1949–1971
RankB VNAF-OF-7.svg Major General
(Thiếu Tướng), Air Force commander
Battles/wars
Vietnamese name
VietnameseNguyễn Cao Kỳ
Hán-Nôm

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mydans, Seth. "Nguyen Cao Ky, South Vietnam Leader, Dies at 80," New York Times (US). July 23, 2011; retrieved 2011-10-23.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Do Khac Mai
Commander Vietnam Air Force
1963 – 1965
Succeeded by
Trần Văn Minh
Preceded by
Phan Huy Quat
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam
1965–1967
Succeeded by
Nguyen Van Loc
Political offices
Preceded by
––
Vice-President of the Republic of Vietnam
1967–1971
Succeeded by
Tran Van Huong