Đào Duy Anh (1904-1988) was a Vietnamese historian and lexicographer. He is considered the pioneer for many social sciences in Vietnam. He is one of the few Vietnamese characters named in the Larousse dictionary as a modern encyclopaedist. The memoir consists of 30 chapters narrating a part of his political activities as General Secretary of the Tan Viet Party and his scientific activities spanning many fields such as: history, culture, dictionary compilation, historical studies, geography... Besides, there are a number of chapters on: Vietnamese intellectuals with the nation, Fate and mission of the nation, Future youth of the nation ...; along with interesting appendices, documentary photos of the meetings with Professor Dao Duy Anh of Professor Ngo Vinh Long, researcher Nguyen Van Ku.