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Le Duc Tho - Paris Peace Accords

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Vietnamese politician, born in Ninh Province, Vietnam. He joined the Communist Party of Indo-China (1929), was exiled by the French (1930–7), and re-arrested and imprisoned (1939–44). After World War 2, he worked for the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), entering its Politburo in 1955. For his actions as leader of the Vietnamese delegation to the Paris Conference on Indo-China (1968–73), he was awarded the 1973 Nobel Prize for Peace jointly with Henry Kissinger, but declined to accept it.

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