Diem

Diem may refer to several different people or phrases:

  • Ngo Dinh Diem was the leader of the Republic of Vietnam who was assassinated in a military coup in 1963.
  • Ryan Diem, player in the NFL
  • Carl Diem, originator of the Olympic torch relay

Diem (nominative case: dies) translates to "day" in Latin and is used in several phrases:

  • Carpe diem, a Latin phrase meaning "seize the day"
  • Per diem, meaning "per day"
  • De die in diem, meaning "from day to day"
  • Diem (content management framework) is an open source Content Management Framework for symfony

Other articles related to "diem":

Carvelle Manifesto
... The document criticised the lack of democracy in South Vietnam under President Ngo Dinh Diem and the concentration of power within the Diem family ... After the Geneva Accords anti-communist Diem ruled in South Vietnam in a dictatorial manner with US-backing, his support came from a rich Catholic elite ...
Mc Namara Taylor Mission - Background
... minority Catholic regime of President Ngo Dinh Diem after defying a government ban on the flying of Buddhist flags on Vesak, the birthday of Gautama Buddha and marching in an anti-governme ... the shootings, Buddhist leaders began to lobby Diem for religious equality and compensation and justice for the families of the victims ... With Diem remaining recalcitrant, the protests escalated ...
Signals Intelligence In The Cold War - 1960s - US Operations in Southeast Asia
... A section is titled "Diem's War against Internal Dissent" ... It opens with an observation that most opposition to President Diem was inflamed by "his program of wholesale political suppression, not just of the Viet Minh cadre that had stayed in the south ...
South Vietnamese Parliamentary Election, 1959 - History
... The Republic of North Vietnam suggested to Diem that the pre-electoral consultative conference should be held ... Diem refused to have the election called for in Article 7 of the Declaration of the Geneva Agreements ... when Diem's regime—at our urging—refused to carry out the provision contained in the Geneva Agreement to hold elections for the reunification of Vietnam ...

Famous quotes containing the word diem:

    Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die!
    —Ngo Dinh Diem (d. 1963)