|Birth||April 20, 1954 (Duy Tiên)|
Ngô Xuân Lịch (born 20 April 1954 in Hà Nam) is a Minister of National Defense of Vietnam and Chief of the General Department of Politics of Vietnam.
He was previously Vice Chief of the General Department of Politics (December 2007 – 2011), and a four-star General. He replaced Lê Văn Dũng as Director of the General Department of Politics in March 2011.
Ngo Xuan Lich was promoted to Major General in 2003, Lieutenant General in 2007, Colonel General in 2011.
On October 10, 2015, he was promoted to General.
On January 28, 2016, he was elected to be a Politburo of Communist Party of Vietnam at its 12th National Congress.
On April 9, 2016, he was appointed as a successor of Phung Quang Thanh as a new Minister of National Defense of Vietnam.