- Alias: Tô - Native place: Đức Tân commune, Mộ Đức district, Quảng
- Positions: Member of the Politburo of the Party Central Committee, Prime Minister (1955 - 1987)
From 1968 - 1975, at House D67, together with officers of the Politburo and the Central Military Commission, he analyzed developments on the battlefield and made strategic decisions for the Southern Revolution.
In particular, as the Chairman of the Front Aid Council, Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng directed and called for material and spiritual help from everyone as a support for the southern battlfield, which contributed to bringing the Southern Revolution to the final victory.
At the National Congress in Tân Trào, to prepare for the August Revolution, he and four other people were elected to the Standing Committee which was under the Committee for National Liberation, August 1945.
Painting: National Congress in Tân Trào, 16-17 August, 1945SHOW
After the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (September 2, 1945), Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng held the positions: Finance Minister, Deputy Head of the National Assembly Standing Committee (1st term).
Photo: The government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was established
after the first free general election in 1946. (Minister Phạm Văn Đồng stood
in the second row (second man as seen from the left).
Source: Vietnam Institute of Social Science Information
The wedding of Mr. Phạm Văn Đồng and Mrs. Phạm Thị Cúc. Guests included Comrades Trần Duy Hưng, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Trường Chinh, Phạm Quang Chúc (Mrs. Cúc's brother), on October 16, 1946.SHOW
The newly established Democratic Republic of Vietnam had to face many difficulties from "enemies inside, invaders outside". A special threat was the French colonialists. In an urgent situation, in order to protect the nation's peace for as long as possible, and to take advantage of the opportunity to build up forces to prepare for the long-term resistance, comrade Phạm Văn Đồng was commissioned by President Hồ Chí Minh to be the Head of the Government Delegation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam to the Conference of Fontainebleau, France, where he discussed the issue of political independence and unification of Vietnam.
Photo: Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng and the Vietnamese Government delegation to Paris, June 1946SHOW
At the Second Congress of the Communist Party of Indochina (1951), he was elected as member of the Politburo of the Party Central Committee.
Photo: Comrade Phạm Văn ĐồngSHOW
In September 1953, the Politburo proposed the direction and tasks for the Winter - Spring Strategy 1953 - 1954. The Government Council decided to establish the "Council of Front Supply" headed by Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng.
Photo: Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng with President Hồ Chí Minh, General Võ Nguyên Giáp and Comrade Trường Chinh discussed plans to prepare for the Điện Biên Phủ campaign in 1954, the photo was taken in the Việt Bắc war zone.SHOW
After the complete victory of the Điện Biên Phủ campaign, he continued to be commissioned by President Hồ Chí Minh as Head of the Vietnamese Government delegation to the Geneva Conference. At the conference, he discussed the independence of Vietnam and the three Indochinese countries.
Photo: Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng at the Geneva ConferenceSHOW
During the resistance war against the US, as Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, he, together with the Politburo, made important contributions to directing and formulating strategies for the liberation of the South and reunification of the country.
Photo: Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng in 1967SHOW
Uncle Hồ (President Hồ Chí Minh) and the leaders of the Party and State had a group photo taken with recently honored heroes and heroes’relatives, 7/5/1956
Uncle Hồ watched a football match between the Khmer team and the Hanoi team, May 26, 1957 at the Cột Cờ Stadium
President Hồ Chí Minh, Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng and comrades in the Politburo and the Military Commission of the Party Central Committee discussed to prepare for the 1968 Lunar Tet Holiday CampaignSHOW