Lê Hồng Anh (born November 12, 1949) was the Minister of Public Security of Vietnam since 2002 to 2011. He was conferred general by the president of Vietnam on January 9, 2005.
Now, he is member of the Political Bureau, Standing Secretary of Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, one the country's five key leaders, along with General Secretary, President, Prime Minister, and chairman of the National Assembly.
Anh, also called “Út Anh”, was born in Vĩnh Bình Bắc Commune, Vĩnh Thuận County, Kiên Giang Province. He studied law and gained a bachelor of law and a bachelor of politics. He joined the Communist Party of Vietnam on March 2, 1969.