Vice President of Vietnam

The Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Phó Chủ tịch nước Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam), known as Deputy Chairman of the Council of State (Phó Chủ tịch Hội đồng Nhà nước) from 1981 to 1992, is the vice head of state of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The Vice President is appointed on the recommendation of the President to the National Assembly.[1]

Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
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Incumbent
Võ Thị Ánh Xuân

since 6 April 2021
StyleMadam Vice President
(Informal)
Her Excellency
(formal)
SeatHanoi
AppointerThe National Assembly on the recommendation of the President
Term lengthNone
Inaugural holderTôn Đức Thắng
Formation9 November 1946
SuccessionFirst

Vice presidents of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1960–1976)Edit

No.
[note 1]
Portrait Name Took office Left office President
1 1   Tôn Đức Thắng
(1888–1980)
1960 23 September 1969 Hồ Chí Minh
(1945–1969)
2 2
Nguyễn Lương Bằng
(1904–1979)
22 September 1969 2 July 1976 Tôn Đức Thắng
(1969–1976)
3 3   Nguyễn Hữu Thọ
(1910–1996)
25 April 1976 2 July 1976 Tôn Đức Thắng
(1976–1980)

Vice presidents of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1976–present)Edit

Vice presidents (1976–1981)Edit

No.
[note 1]
Name Took office Left office President Portrait
2 1 Nguyễn Lương Bằng
(1904–1979)
2 July 1976 20 July 1979 Tôn Đức Thắng
(1976–1980)
3 2 Nguyễn Hữu Thọ
(1910–1996)
2 July 1976 4 July 1981 Tôn Đức Thắng
(1976–1980)
 

Deputy chairmen of the Council of State (1981–1992)Edit

No.
[note 1]
Name Took office Left office Head(s) of state Portrait
3 2 Nguyễn Hữu Thọ
(1910–1996)
4 July 1981 19 July 1992 Trường Chinh
(1981–1987)
Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)
 
6 3 Chu Huy Mân
(1913–2006)
4 July 1981 December 1986 Trường Chinh
(1981–1987)
7 4 Xuân Thủy
(1912–1985)
4 July 1981 July 1982 Trường Chinh
(1981–1987)
8 5 Lê Thanh Nghị
(1911–1989)
July 1982 December 1986 Trường Chinh
(1981–1987)
9 6 Huỳnh Tấn Phát
(1913–1989)
1982 1989 Trường Chinh
(1981–1987)
Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)
10 7 Nguyễn Quyết
(born 1922)
19 April 1987 19 July 1992 Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)
11 8 Đàm Quang Trung
(1921–1995)
19 April 1987 19 July 1992 Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)
12 9 Lê Quang Đạo
(1921–1999)
19 April 1987 19 July 1992 Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)
13 10 Nguyễn Thị Định
(1920–1992)
19 April 1987 19 July 1992 Võ Chí Công
(1987–1992)

Vice presidents (1992–present)Edit

No.
[note 1]
Portrait Name Took office Left office President
14 11
Nguyễn Thị Bình
(born 1927)
8 October 1992 12 August 2002 Lê Đức Anh
(1992–1997)
Trần Đức Lương
(1997–2006)
15 12
Trương Mỹ Hoa
(born 1945)
12 August 2002 25 July 2007 Trần Đức Lương
(1997–2006)
Nguyễn Minh Triết
(2006–2011)
16 13   Nguyễn Thị Doan
(born 1951)
25 July 2007 8 April 2016 Nguyễn Minh Triết
(2006–2011)
Trương Tấn Sang
(2011–2016)
17 14   Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh
(born 1959)
8 April 2016 6 April 2021
(acting president
21 September – 23 October 2018)
Trần Đại Quang
(2016–2018)
Nguyễn Phú Trọng
(2018–2021)
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
(since 2021)
18 15 Võ Thị Ánh Xuân
(born 1970)
6 April 2021 incumbent Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
(2021–)

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 These numbers are official. The "—" denotes acting vice head of state. The first column shows how many vice presidents there have been in Vietnamese history, while the second show how many vice presidents there was in that state.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Article 103 of the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam". Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. {{cite book}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.