Ho chi minh was the communist leader of north vietnam from the end of world war ii until his death in 1969 born in a village in central vietnam, his original name was either nguyen sinh cung or nguyen tat thanh (sources vary) and he was educated in hue and apprenticed to a technical institute in saigon. Ho chi minh, a kitchen assistant at the ritz, submitted a petition for an independent vietnam for six months, paris was effectively the center of the world as the peacemakers carved up bankrupt empires and created new countries. Le duan: le duan, vietnamese communist politician le duan was a founding member of the indochina communist party in 1930 twice imprisoned by the french, he joined the viet minh, ho chi minh's anti-french communist-led front, and attained an influential position on the central committee of ho's new. Ho chi-minh was the founder and first leader of vietnam's nationalist movement starting at an early age at the dawn of the 20th century, ho became a strident voice for an independent vietnam. Ho chi minh ho chi minh (1890-1969) was a revolutionary, military strategist and political thinker who became the leader and figurehead of vietnamese nationalism ho chi minh was born nguyen sinh cung in nghe an province, northern vietnam.
For much of ho's life, and in much of the historiography about the vietnam war, observers have wondered whether ho chi minh was primarily a nationalist or a communist this question plagued american officials as they contemplated the appropriate policy toward vietnam in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. In september 1945, ho chi minh proclaimed the democratic republic of vietnam and named giap as interior minister the government was short-lived as the french soon returned to take control unwilling to recognized ho chi minh's government, fighting soon broke out between the french and the viet minh. Unmasking ho chi minh, a criminal note: this is the english version of the summary from unmasking ho chi minh in vietnamese by huy phong and yen anh, edited in the united sates of america in 1989. This biography focuses on ho's early political career, from his emergence at the paris peace conference in 1919, to his organisation of the viet minh united front at the start of the second world war.
Ho chi minh led the communists of vietnam in their efforts to drive out the forces of japan in the 1940s (see world war ii), france in the 1950s (see dienbienphu), and the united states in the 1960s (see vietnam war) he died in 1969. Communist revolutionary who led the việt minh independence movement, which established the communist-ruled democratic republic of vietnam in 1945 he served as prime minister from 1945 to 1955 and as the president of the democratic republic of vietnam from 1945 to 1969 he was married to zeng. Ho chi minh city, formerly saigon, city (1997 pop 5,250,000), on the right bank of the saigon river, a tributary of the dong nai, vietnam ho chi minh city is the largest city, the greatest port, and the commercial and industrial center of vietnam it has an airport and is the focus of the country.
Ho chi minh is a politician from kim lien, vietnam communist revolutionary who led the vit minh independence movement, which established the communist-ruled democratic republic of vietnam in 1945 he served as prime minister from 1945 to 1955 and as the president of the democratic republic of vietnam from 1945 to 1969. Ho chi minh, who was born nguyễn sinh cung and changed his name to ho chi minh, meaning he who enlightens, was born in the vietnamese (then called indo-china) village of hoàng trù he died in 1969 from heart failure in hanoi. Ho chi minh (born as nguyễn sinh cung in nghệ an province, french indochina, died in hanoi, democratic republic of vietnam) was a famous revolutionary from vietnam, who lived between may 19, 1890 and 1969.
Ho chi minh biography, life, interesting facts early life ho chi minh was born as nguyen sinh cung on may 19, 1890, in hoang tru village he had three siblings-sister and two brothers. Ho chi minh soon helped to form the french communist party and spent all his time in moscow it was at this time that nguyễn ái quốc became hồ chí minh, a sino-vietnamese name with a common surname (hồ) and a given name meaning 'enlightened will' (chí meaning 'will', and minh meaning 'light'. Ho chi minh (hô chē mĭn), 1890-1969, vietnamese nationalist leader, president of north vietnam (1954-69), and one of the most influential political leaders of the 20th cent his given name was nguyen that thanh.
Ho chi minh - a summary posted on may 19, 2012 by history in an hour the single most influential figure in the vietnamese nationalist movement, ho chi minh was one of those rare figures in history who appear to transcend the movement which spawned them, and who come to personify a set of ideas and goals. Ho chi minh had not lived enough to see 1975 and he has been controversial since i know this story because this is what often happens to deal among vietnamese people from vietnam and the diaspora one however, no matter what, the figure of ho chi minh is divided by the meaning of the flag for the. Ho chi minh put to sea from french-occupied vietnam at the age of 21, in 1911, to work as a cook on a steamship he was well-educated and came from a relatively prosperous middle-class family.
Ho chi minh (1890-1969): major events in the life of a revolutionary leader 1890 on may 19, ho chi minh was born the second son to a family of farmers living in kim lien, a small village in annam (central vietnam. Ho was born in 1890, the son of an anti-french mandarin little has been known about his life up to the 1941 formation of the viet minh lacouture fleshes it out with admirable finesse, drawing critically on a range of french and vietnamese sources, from the 1917-23 paris years, when ho became a. Lacouture's biography of ho chi minh examines the north vietnamese leader's political development from his early years in france, through world war two, and up until 1968 when this book was first published. Ho chi minh is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century, considered an icon and father of the nation by many vietnamese pierre brocheux's biography of ho chi minh is a brilliant feat of historical engineering.