Le Duc Tho


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Le Duc Tho

 (lā′ dŭk′ tō′) 1911-1990.
Vietnamese political leader who negotiated the North Vietnamese-US cease-fire (1973) with Henry Kissinger. Both were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1973), but Le Duc Tho refused it on the grounds that peace was not yet established in South Vietnam.

Le Duc Tho

(ˈleɪ ˈdʌk ˈtoʊ)
n.
1911–90, Vietnamese statesman: declined Nobel peace prize 1973.
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Noun1.Le Duc Tho - Vietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)
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His involvement in trying to find a negotiated end to the Vietnam War with his Vietnamese counterpart Le Duc Tho earned them both a Nobel Prize in 1973; however, Tho declined it, saying that the agreement they had reached was not being implemented.
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