- Nguyen Minh Triet
Nguyễn Minh Triết President of Vietnam In office
27 June 2006 – 25 July 2011
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung Vice President Truong My Hoa
Nguyen Thi Doan
Preceded by Tran Duc Luong Succeeded by Truong Tan Sang Personal details Born 8 October 1942
Bến Cát, French Indochina
Political party Communist Party Spouse(s) Tran Thi Kim Chi Religion none (atheist)
Nguyễn Minh Triết (born October 9, 1942) was president of Vietnam from 2006 to 2011. He was elected by the National Assembly of Vietnam with 464 votes (94%) on June 27, 2006. He was previously the head of the Communist Party of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. The presidency of Vietnam is a ceremonial position and the Politburo decides government policy. Triet was the fourth ranking member of the Politburo from 2006 to 2011. His term as president expired in July. Senior Politburo member Truong Tan Sang succeeded him.
Political offices Preceded by
Tran Duc Luong
President of Vietnam
Truong Tan Sang
Post-World War II Heads of state of Vietnam North Vietnam (1945–1976) South Vietnam (1946–1976)Republic of Cochinchina (1946–48)Central Government (1948–49)State of Vietnam (1949–55)· Ngo Dinh Diem*Republic of Vietnam (1955–75)
Vietnam (1976–)* acting † military
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