Lê Thanh Hải

Lê Thanh Hải (born 20 February in Tiền Giang province) served as Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee from 2005 to 2015. Lê Thanh Hải was a member of the 11th Politburo, in which he is ranked 6th.[1][2]

Lê Thanh Hải
Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee
In office
28 June 2006 – 5 February 2016
Preceded byNguyễn Minh Triết
Succeeded byĐinh La Thăng
Member of the Politburo
In office
25 April 2006 – 27 January 2016
Personal details
Born (1950-02-20) 20 February 1950 (age 70)
Tiền Giang province
Political partyCommunist Party

Early LifeEdit

Lê Thanh Hải was born on 20 February 1950 in Tiền Giang province. In 1966, he went to Saigon as a welder and joined the propaganda team of the Sài Gòn – Gia Định Youth Union with the alias Hai Nhựt.[3]

Lê Thanh Hải became member of the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1968. From 1968 to April 1975, he was deputy secretary of the communist party committee, member of the executive committee of the Sài Gòn – Gia Định Union, Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee, deputy head of the Youth Union Permanent member of Thanh Tan Youth Workers' Committee, Member of Phú Tân Sơn District People's Committee


  1. ^ "Party Congress announces CPVCC Politburo members". Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 19 January 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  2. ^ Journal of Vietnamese Studies 2006 - Volumes 1-2 - Page 15 "Lê Thanh Hải"
  3. ^ VnExpress. "Ông Lê Thanh Hải được bầu làm Chủ tịch UBND TP HCM - VnExpress". Tin nhanh VnExpress. Retrieved 2018-03-11.