- Proper name: Võ Toản
- Native place: Tam Xuân commune, Núi Thành district, Quảng Nam province
- Positions: Deputy Secretary of the Central Bureau of the South, Secretary of the Party Committee of Zone V, Political Commissar of Military Zone V
• 3/1975: he commanded the Party Committee of Zone V and the High Command of Military Zone V to combine forces with the regular army from Huế to advance and liberate Đà Nẵng quickly
He participated in revolutionary activities at a young age and was one of the cadres of the first generation of cadres. He was involved in local construction, building good relations with local people, building revolutionary government and armed forces in his homeland. It can be said that nearly all of comrade Võ Chí Công revolutionary lifetime was associated with the revolutionary struggle movement of his homeland, Quảng Nam - Đà Nẵng.
Photo: Comrade Võ Chí Công at the war zoneSHOW
During the resistance war against the French colonialists and the American imperialists. Comrade Võ Chí Công was considered the soul of the revolutionary movement in zone V because he was always present in the most important and fierce areas. He and soldiers of Central Bureau of the Southern Department, the Party Committee of Zone V directed the gathering and mobilization of all forces in the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam, leading the South Vietnamese army and people to overcome all obstacles, sacrifices and hardships and to win one victory after another.
Photo: Comrade Võ Chí Công (right) at Party Committee of Zone VSHOW
Comrade Võ Chí Công (first person from the left) and delegates attended the Conference for Heroes and Emulative Soldiers in Zone V, 1973SHOW
During the Spring 1975 General Offensive and Uprising, he led the army and people of Zone 5 to coordinate with the main wings to liberate the Central Highlands, Đà Nẵng and central coastal provinces, which helped to change the situation on the battlefield and create favorable conditions for the Spring 1975 General Offensive and Uprising, the liberation of the South and for the reunification of the country.
Photo: Comrade Võ Chí Công (the second person from the left) and Comrade Chu Huy Mân (wearing glasses)
in the campaign to liberate Đà Nẵng city, March 1975
After the South was liberated, comrade Võ Chí Công was appointed as the Deputy Representative of the Central Committee of the Party and Government in the South. With his prestige and dedication, at the First Session of the VIII National Assembly, he was elected Chairman of the State Council of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1987 - 1992 term).
Photo: Chairman of the State Council Võ Chí Công