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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