Leaders_of_South_Vietnam

Leaders of South Vietnam

Republic of Cochinchina (1 June 194627 May 1948)

President

Name Took Office Left Office Note
1 Nguyễn Văn Thinh 26 March 1946 10 November 1946 Died in office
2 Nguyễn Văn Xuân, 1st time 15 November 1946 7 December 1946 None
3 Lê Văn Hoach 7 December 1946 8 October 1947 None
4 Nguyễn Văn Xuân, 2nd time 8 October 1947 27 May 1948 The government was merged into the Provisional Central Government of Vietnam.

Provisional Central Government of Vietnam (27 May 194814 June 1949)

President

Name Took Office Left Office Note
Nguyễn Văn Xuân 27 May 1948 14 June 1949 Provisional Central Government of Vietnam.

State of Vietnam (14 June 1949 - 26 October 1955)

Chief of State

Name Took Office Left Office Party Note
1 Bảo Đại 13 June 1949 26 October 1955 Non Party "Head of State." Held the post of Prime Minister until January 21, 1950. Deposed by Diem in a fraudulent referendum in 1955, resulting in the creation of the Republic of Vietnam

Prime Minister

Name Took Office Left Office Party Note
1 Bảo Đại 14 June 1949 21 January 1950 None None
2 Nguyễn Phan Long 21 January 1950 26 April 1950 ??? None
3 Trần Văn Hữu 27 April 1950 6 June 1952 Non Party None
4 Nguyễn Văn Tâm 6 June 1952 17 December 1953 Non Party None
5 Nguyen Phuc Buu Loc 12 January 1954 16 June 1954 None None
6 Ngô Đình Diệm 26 June 1954 26 October 1955 Front of National Salvation Prime Minister until October 26, 1955 when he abolished the monarchy and proclaimed himself President of the Republic of Vietnam.

Republic of Vietnam (26 October 195530 April 1975)

President

Name Took Office Left Office Party Note
1 Ngô Đình Diệm 26 October 1955 2 November 1963 Can Lao Party Died in coup d'état
2 Duong Van Minh, 1st time 2 November 1963 30 January 1964 Military chairman, Military Revolutionary Council
3 Nguyen Khanh, 1st time 30 January 1964 8 February 1964 Military None
4 Duong Van Minh, 2nd time 8 February 1964 16 March 1964 Military None
5 Nguyen Khanh, 2nd time 16 March 1964 27 August 1964 Military None
6 Provisional Leadership Committee 27 August 1964 8 September 1964 Military Committee: Duong Van Minh, Nguyen Khanh and Tran Thien Khiem
7 Duong Van Minh, 3rd time 8 September 1964 26 October 1964 Military chairman, Provisional Leadership Committee
8 Phan Khac Suu 26 October 1964 14 June 1965 Military None
9 Nguyen Van Thieu 14 June 1965 21 April 1975 Military; National Social Democratic Front (1968- ) Election: 1967 and 1971.
10 Trần Văn Hương 21 April 1975 28 April 1975 ??? acting
11 Duong Van Minh, 4th time 28 April 1975 30 April 1975 Military acting

Prime Minister

Name Took Office Left Office Party Note
1 Nguyen Ngoc Tho 4 November 1963 30 January 1964 Civilian in Military junta None
2 Nguyen Khanh, 1st time 8 February 1964 29 August 1964 Military None
3 Nguyen Xuan Oanh, 1st time 29 August 1964 3 September 1964 Civilian in military junta acting
4 Nguyen Khanh, 2nd time 3 September 1964 4 November 1964 Military None
5 Tran Van Huong, 1st time 4 November 1964 28 January 1965 Civilian in Military junta None
6 Nguyen Xuan Oanh, 2nd time 28 January 1965 15 February 1965 Military acting
7 Phan Huy Quat 16 February 1965 8 June 1965 Dai Viet Quoc Dan Dang None
8 Nguyen Cao Ky 19 June 1965 31 October 1967 Military None
9 Nguyen Van Loc 31 October 1967 17 May 1968 Military None
10 Tran Van Huong, 2nd time 28 May 1968 1 September 1969 ??? None
11 Tran Thien Khiem 1 September 1969 4 April 1975 Military None
12 Nguyen Ba Can 4 April 1975 24 April 1975 Dan Chu Party (Democracy Party) None
13 Vu Van Mau 28 April 1975 30 April 1975 Forces for National Reconciliation None

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