The Yen Bai Uprising (February 1930) and the Failure of Vietnam Nationalist Party

  • Văn Khánh NguyễnEmail author


The armed revolution of the Party in the Yen Bai and Tonkin provinces during the early 1930s has been the theme of this chapter. It happened in February, 1930, Yen Bai revolution was considered as a brilliant success of VNP in the liberation movement of Vietnam in the modern period. The content from the process of determining the policy, planning of action, preparing uprising, and listing events took place during the implementation of the revolt was interpreted and analyzed in detail. On this basis, the author cites the causes for the failure of VNP and described the suppressions of the French after the revolt. Besides that, this chapter also cites the division of thoughts within the VNP while facing challenges with the other revolutionary organizations before and after the uprising.


Party Member French Colonialist Death Squad Armed Struggle Force Mobilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hanoi University of Social Sciences and HumanitiesHanoiVietnam

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