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Historian Lâm dies at 92

Update: January, 26/2017 - 16:37
Professor Đinh Xuân Lâm, one of the country’s great historians, passed away in Hà Nội at the age of 92. — Photo vtc.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Professor Đinh Xuân Lâm, one of the country’s great historians, passed away in Hà Nội on Wednesday at the age of 92.

Lâm, former vice-president of the Việt Nam Association of Historical Sciences, was born on February 2, 1925, in Sơn Tân Village in the central Hà Tĩnh Province’s Hương Sơn District.

He was part of the famous quartet of historians in Việt Nam, including Phan Huy Lê, Hà Văn Tấn and Trần Quốc Vượng.

Lâm has published seven important research papers and authored 90 historical books and 370 articles.

His years of tireless teaching and research and his huge contribution to the country earned the professor honours and awards from the Party and the State, including the Labour Medal, first class, Independence Medal, third class, and the title of People’s Teacher.

His funeral will be held at the National Funeral House, No 5 Trần Thánh Tông Street, Hà Nội, on Friday, from 7.30am to 8.30am. — VNS

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