- Proper name: Đặng Xuân Khu
- Native place: Hành Thiện village, Xuân Hồng commune, Xuân Trường district, Nam Định province
- Positions: Member of the Politburo of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the National Assembly (1960 - 1981)
- From 1968 - 1975, at House D67, together with officers of the Politburo and the Central Military Commission, he analyzed the battlefield developments and made important decisions that brought the Southern revolution to the final victory.
At his young age, Trường Chinh joined the patriotism movement from 1925 and later the Vietnam Revolutionary Youth Association in 1927, he was one of the pioneers of the campaign to establish the Party and also one of the first communists of the Communist Party of Vietnam (1930).
Photo: Comrade Trường Chinh (also known as Đặng Xuân Khu) was captured and imprisoned in Hỏa Lò prison by police inspector on November 4, 1930SHOW
On March 9, 1945, chairing the open Conference of the Central Standing Committee, he issued an Instruction on "The encounter between Japan and France and Vietnam’s acts", which supported a general uprising. In August 1945, he was appointed by the National Conference of the Party to be in charge of the National Uprising Committee; he personally directed the organizations to bring the August Revolution of 1945 to a victory, opening up a new era for the country: an era of Independence - Freedom and Socialism.
The Instruction "The encounter between Japan and France and Vietnam’s acts"
was issued by the Standing Central Committee during the anti-Japanese movement, March 12, 1945.
Source: Vietnam National Museum of History
The people of Hanoi were able to seize the power. Revolutionary mass forces occupied Tonkin Residence, August 19, 1945.
Source: Vietnam Institute of Social Sciences InformationSHOW
In 1951, at the Second Congress of the Party, he was re-elected to the Central Committee, and held the position of General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Workers' Party until October 1956.
Photo: President Hồ Chí Minh and Comrade Trường Chinh discussed the preparation for the Second National Party Congress, Tuyên Quang province, 1951SHOW
Comrade Trường Chinh (the first man as seen from the left) with President Hồ Chí Minh, Comrade Lê Đức Thọ and General Võ Nguyên Giáp, the photo taken in Việt Bắc war zone, 1948SHOW
From left to right: Comrade Trường Chinh, President Hồ Chí Minh, Comrade Phạm Văn Đồng, General Võ Nguyên Giáp; the photo was taken at the Việt Bắc war zone during the days of preparing for the Điện Biên Phủ campaign, 1954SHOW
In 1960, at the Third Party Congress, he was re-elected to the Central Committee and became a member of the Politburo, who would then be in charge of the National Assembly and the Party's ideological work.
Photo: The first meeting to elect the President, First Secretary of the Party Central Committee and other leaders in the Party, 1960SHOW
During his revolutionary activities, comrade Trường Chinh proved to be an excellent student and also a comrade-in-arms of President Hồ Chí Minh.
Photo: President Hồ Chí Minh and Comrade Trường Chinh exchanged ideas at a session of the National Assembly, May 1961SHOW
During the anti-American resistance war, as Chairman of the National Assembly Standing Committee, Mr. Trường Chinh and members of the Politburo worked together to prepare and issue strategic decisions, which contributed to a complete victory for the anti-American resistance war.
Photo: At the General Headquarters (House D67), the Politburo decided to rename the Sài Gòn - Gia Định campaign as the Hồ Chí Minh campaign. The meeting was chaired by the first Secretary, Lê Duẩn (third man from the right),SHOW
Comrade Trường Chinh received Lawyer Nguyễn Hữu Thọ and the Southern National Assembly delegation to the meeting of the Unified National Assembly of Vietnam, at Gia Lâm airport, May 9, 1976SHOW
On July 14, 1986, at the Conference of the Central Committee, Comrade Trường Chinh was elected as General Secretary of the Party. During process of national renewal, he made an important contribution to building the foundation for that process.
Photo: General Secretary Trường Chinh at the 6th Party Congress
Photo by Xuân Lâm
Holding the position of General Secretary of the Party for three times (1941 - 1951; 1951 - 1956; July 1986 - December 1986), he devoted his life to the independence, freedom, and socialism of the nation and happiness of people.SHOW