Lê Duẩn (Aprile 7, 1907 – Julie 10, 1986) wis a Vietnamese communist leader. He became North Vietnam's actin pairty chief in late 1956. Bi 1958, he wis the kintra's top policy maker, although nominally number twa ahint figureheid Ho Chi Minh. He offeecially became the top leader when Hồ dee'd in 1969. He led a unified Vietnam frae 1975 till his daith in 1986. He wis a drivin force durin the Vietnam War (1958-75).