Biography of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong
Born on April 14, 1944.
Education: Literature-Linguistics graduate; Professor, PhD (Politics)
1963 - 1967: Studied at the Literature-Linguistics Department of the University of Hanoi.
1967- 1973: Editor of the Communist Review.
1973 - 1976: Post-graduate student at the Political Economy Department of the high-level Nguyen Ai Quoc Party School (now the Ho Chi Minh National Political Academy).
1976 - 1981: Editor of the Communist Review, Deputy Secretary of the Party cell.
1981 - 1983: Associate PhD student in historical science (Party building major) at the Academy of Social Sciences of the Soviet Union.
1983 - 1987: Deputy head of the Party Building Department, the Communist Review.
1987 - 1989: Head of the Party Building Department, the Communist Review.
1985 - 1991: Deputy Secretary and then Secretary of the Party Committee of the Communist Review.
1989 - 1990: Member of the Editorial Board of the Communist Review.
1990 - 1991: Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Communist Review.
1991 - 1996: Editor-in-Chief of the Communist Review.
1994 - now: Member of the CPVCC (7th, 8th, 9th and 10th tenures).
1996 - 1998: Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Hanoi and Head of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee's Delegation in charge of University.
1997 - now: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPVCC (8th, 9th and 10th tenures).
1998 - 2000: In charge of the Party Central Committee's Ideological-Cultural and Scientific-Educational Affairs.
1998 - 2001: Vice Chairman of the CPVCC's Theoretical Council.
1999 - 2001: Permanent member of the Party Politburo.
2001 - now: Chairman of the CPVCC's Theoretical Council, in charge of the Party's theoretical work.