Oopsie. Sure Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and, yes, if we must Aussie Menzies are united in the eternal dirt nap but Vo Nguyen Giap, the guy who defeated the French at Dien Bien Phu and directed the war that led to the conquest of South Vietnam and the unification of the Vietnamese state, well he's still around and turned 100 today.
There's a picture of the old bugger in full dress uniform receiving birthday greetings. Who knew? Apparently not Aussie PM Gillard.