He was a revolutionary leader who led the viet minh independence movement in 1941the northern region of vietnam was declared a democratic republic in 1945 and minh became its first presidenthe is credited for uniting the communist north and non-communist south parts of vietnam under communist rule ho chi. Since 1945, he became a prime minister and president of the democratic republic of vietnam (north vietnam) in the late 1950s, ho chi minh organized another communist guerrilla movement widely known as viet cong in south vietnam ho chi minh was the key figure and held the central leadership of. In vietnam, hồ chí minh's face is never too far away he's uncle ho, a cult-of- personality figure akin to mao, elevated by the state as an image of national identity—a saint to some, and a villain to others yet for many young tourists arriving in vietnam these days, hồ chí minh is a mysterious figure. • vietnam although the most visible symbol of america's chief enemy in the vietnam war, ho chi minh was still a difficult figure to hate a frail and benign-looking old man in peasant garb or mao jacket, the leader of the democratic republic of vietnam seemed perfectly described as 'uncle ho,' an epithet.
Ho chi minh was a communist, wanted reunification of vietnam, of which s vietnam was under us control/supervision, and the us did not want a spread of communism through asia, fearing a communist takeover. 1951 - ho chi minh becomes leader of dang lao dong vietnam, the vietnam worker's party, in the north read more north vietnam was communist south vietnam was not north vietnamese communists and south vietnamese communist rebels, known as the viet cong, wanted to overthrow the south. He was president of north vietnam from 1954 until his death ho chi minh ( originally nguyen that thanh) was born on 19 may 1890 in hoang tru in central vietnam vietnam was then a french colony, known as french indo-china, but under the nominal rule of an emperor ho's father worked at the imperial court but was. Many of these leaders left little impression and were little known outside vietnam how much power they wielded was not clear with decisions tending to be collectively made, it is thought, within the politburo or central committee le duan was the dominate leader of north vietnam after ho chi minh's death and in first.
Ho chi minh was the son of a confucian scholar who went on to lead the viet minh independence movement in vietnam thanks to his role as leader (and then figurehead) of north vietnam during the second indochina war, he became a household name in the west as well as a hero in his own country. While ho chi minh had once hoped for support from president franklin delano roosevelt, the us instead gave france financial assistance to buy munitions to at dien bien phu, france declared peace with it's former colony at the geneva conference, and the country was split in two—north vietnam, led by ho chi minh.
Ho chi minh was the leader of the north vietnamese when war with america broke out ho chi minh was born in 1890 into a relatively well-off family in relative terms to other families in indo-china his father, nguyen sinh huy, was a teacher however, nguyen refused to learn french the ruling french government. In the decades before ho chi minh came to global prominence as leader of north vietnam he formed his political ideals while travelling to london, paris, moscow and, now it is claimed, sussex according to a sussex professor and the local council, the communist revolutionary may have worked as a.
He spent the next 30 years at war, rising to become a lieutenant general in the army of north vietnam and a key figure in the eventual destruction of the us military machine the reality is that the french had alienated people all over vietnam, driving them into the arms of ho chi minh's communist party. North vietnamese leader ho chi minh lies in state posted 7 mar 2013, 2:21pm thu 7 mar 2013, 2:21pm members of the communist party surround the body of north vietnamese president ho chi minh, on september 12, 1969 in hanoi during his state funeral afp. Ho chi minh definition, 1890–1969, north vietnamese political leader: president of north vietnam 1954–69 see more. To some extent, this is what the north wanted — the impression that decisions were made collectively, albeit under the gentle guiding hand of president ho chi minh but the american confusion also, inadvertently, reflected the messy, factionalized reality of north vietnamese politics, one that historians are.
Biography of ho chi minh ho chi minh, real name nguyen tat thanh (1890- 1969), vietnamese communist leader and the principal force behind the vietnamese struggle against french colonial rule ho was born on may 19, 1890, in the village of kimlien, annam (central vietnam), the son of an official who had resigned in. Hanoi, vietnam vietnamese revolutionary and president ho chi minh was the founder and first leader of the vietnamese communist party he led the movement china, helping victims of a famine that killed over two million people in north and central vietnam from 1943 to 1944, and building up the party's military forces. After the united states withdrew from the conflict, north vietnam invaded the south and united the country under a communist government ho chi minh, the leader of the viet minh (vietnamese independence league) and the founder of vietnam's communist party, successfully blended nationalist, anti-french sentiment.
During a cruel land reform after ho became president of north vietnam, an estimated 50,000 north vietnam citizens lost their lives, between 50,000 and 100,000 were imprisoned, and freedom of speech was restricted ho chi minh, ( nguyen ai quoc or nguyen sinh cung), which roughly means he who enlightens, stood. Ho chi minh is not a mere agent of communist chinahe is a bona fide nationalist revolutionary, the leader of his country's rebellion against french colonialism he is alsoa dedicated communist but always a vietnamese communistfor our purposes, the significance of ho chi minh's nationalism is. Picture dated 1924 in then soviet union of ho chi minh (alias nguyon ai qu(c, 1890-1969), the future founder of the indochina communist party (in 1930) and vietnamese president (1946) during his first visit to the soviet union n.
—viet minh leader ho chi minh in a warning to french colonialists in 1946 “our long-term objectives are to see for so many years with so many casualties and we do this to convince the leaders of north vietnam—and all who seek to share their conquest—of a simple fact: we will not be defeated. 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 agents of the oss, the office of strategic services — the precursor to the cia — were parachuted into the jungles of north vietnam in early 1945 to make contact with him in fact, a us medic. Check out our 2nd channel: ✚ watch our vietnam war playlist: plagabbh1m3im.