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Thi Binh Nguyen

Vietnamese government official

THI BINH NGUYEN, Vice Chair of the Council of State and President of the Vietnamese Women’s Union.

Background

Nguyen, Thi Binh was born in 1927 in Vietnam.

Education

School in Saigon.

Career

Student political leader in Saigon. Organised (with Nguyen Huu Tho, qv) first anti-American demonstration, 1950. Imprisoned by French Authorities, 1951-1954.

Vice-President, S. Vietnamese Committee for Solidarity with the American People. Vice-President, Union of Women for the Liberation of S. Vietnam. Member, Central Committee, National Liberation Front (NLF).

Appointed NLF spokesperson to four party peace talks, Paris, 1968. Minister for Foreign Affairs, Provisional Revolutionary Govt, of S. Vietnam, 1969-1976. Minister of Education, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 1976-1987.

Vice-President, Vietnamese Women’s Union, since 1976.

Connections

Married Dinh Khang, 1954. 2 children.

spouse:
Dinh Khang