Đinh Thế Huynh

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Đinh Thế Huynh
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Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam
In office
4 February 2016 – 2 March 2018
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded by Lê Hồng Anh
Succeeded by Trần Quốc Vượng
Chairman of the Theoretical Council
Assumed office
September 2016
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded by Tô Huy Rứa
Head of the Propaganda Department
In office
8 February 2011 – 4 February 2016
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded by Tô Huy Rứa
Succeeded by Võ Văn Thưởng
Member of the Politburo
Assumed office
19 January 2011
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Member of the Secretariat
Assumed office
19 January 2011
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council
Assumed office
28 March 2011
Preceded by Tô Huy Rứa
Personal details
Born (1953-05-15) 15 May 1953 (age 65)
Nam Định Province
Political party Communist Party

Đinh Thế Huynh (born 15 May 1953 in Nam Định Province) is a Vietnamese politician and the Executive Secretary of Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, one of the country's five key leaders, along with General Secretary, President, Prime Minister, and Chairman of the National Assembly.[1] Đinh Thế Huynh became member the Communist Party of Vietnam on 8 August 1974.

Đinh Thế Huynh is a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Chairman of the Theoretical Council of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Formerly, he was the Chairman of the Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

Early life[edit]

Đinh Thế Huynh was born on 15 May 1953 in Xuân Trường District in Nam Định Province. He joined the Vietnam People's Army in 1971 and participated in the 1972 battle of Quảng Trị. He joined the Communist Party in 1974. After the war, he was sent by the new communist government to study at Lomonosov Moscow State University and graduated with a degree in journalism.

In 1988, Đinh Thế Huynh assumed the position of Vice editor of Nhân Dân, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Vietnam. In 2001, he became member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. In 2011, he became member of the Politburo and Head of the Propaganda Department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Politburo members announced". Vietnam Government Portal.