Lê Hồng Anh

Lê Hồng Anh (born November 12, 1949) is a Vietnamese politician who was the Minister of Public Security of Vietnam from 2002 to 2011.[1] He was conferred the rank of General by the President of Vietnam on January 9, 2005.

Lê Hồng Anh
Mr. Le Hong Anh.jpg
Executive Secretary of the Secretariat
In office
3 August 2011 – 4 February 2016
General SecretaryNguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded byTrương Tấn Sang
Succeeded byĐinh Thế Huynh
Minister of Public Security
In office
28 January 2002 – 3 August 2011
Prime MinisterPhan Văn Khải
Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Preceded byLê Minh Hương
Succeeded byTrần Đại Quang
Chairman of the Central Inspection Commission
In office
22 April 2001 – 28 January 2002
Preceded byNguyễn Thị Xuân Mỹ
Succeeded byNguyễn Văn Chi
Member of the Politburo
In office
19 January 2011 – 27 January 2016
Member of the Secretariat
Assumed office
19 January 2011
In office
22 April 2001 – 25 April 2006
Personal details
Born (1949-11-12) November 12, 1949 (age 71)
Military service
Branch/serviceVietnam People's Public Security insignia.jpg Vietnam People's Public Security
Years of service2002-2011
RankCấp hiệu Đại tướng Công an.pngGeneral

In 2011, Lê Hồng Anh was a member of the Politburo, Standing Secretary of Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, one the country's five key leaders, along with General Secretary, President, Prime Minister, and Chairman of the National Assembly.[2][3]

Lê Hồng Anh is also called "Út Anh", and was born in Vĩnh Bình Bắc Commune, Vĩnh Thuận District, Kiên Giang Province in southern Vietnam. Lê Hồng Anh studied law and gained a bachelor of law and a bachelor of politics. Lê Hồng Anh became member of the Communist Party of Vietnam on 2 March 1969.


  1. ^ "Police vow loyalty to Party and State". VOV News. Archived from the original on 2010-08-17.
  2. ^ Asian Survey Caliber (Online service) - 2008- Volume 48, Issues 4-6 - Page 668 "Lê Hồng Anh** 1949 (57) Kiên Giang (S) Public security minister 3. Nguyễn Tấn Dũng 1949 (57) Cà Mau (S) Prime minister 4. Nguyễn Minh Triết 1942 (64) Bình Dương (S) State president 5. Trương Tẩn Sang* 1949 (57) Long An (S) Standing ...
  3. ^ Journal of Vietnamese Studies -2006 Volumes 1-2 - Page 15 "Changes to the Polirburo ar[clarification needed] the Tenth Congress Unchanged Nông Drĩc Mạnh (Party general Secretary) Lê Hồng Anh (minister of Public Security) Nguyễn Minh Triết (President) Nguyễn Tấn Dũng (Prime minister) Truong Tẩn Sang ..."