South Vietnamese military general who served as the President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam in the 60's. He was involved in the 1963 South Vietnamese military coup of then-President Ngo Dinh Diem.
He received his early education in Cambodia and joined the independence coalition Viet Minh in 1945.
He was exiled from Vietnam in 1965 and lived much of the remainder of his life in the United States.
He had six children with his wife, Madame Khanh.
He and Truong Tan Sang both served as the President of Vietnam.