Thich Quang Duc was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963, protesting against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.

Thich Quang Duc was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963, protesting against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.

Thich Quang Duc was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963, protesting against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.

Thich Quang Duc was a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death at a busy Saigon road intersection on 11 June 1963, protesting against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.

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