Ho chi minh was born on the 19th may 1890 in kim lien, a village within the nghe an province, central vietnam his early childhood and influence of family embedded within him the ideals that he would hold, believe and fight for during his later life ho's family had strong vietnamese beliefs and. Discover ho chi minh famous and rare quotes share ho chi minh quotations about war, revolution and fighting from colonialism to communism: a case history of north vietnam apparently some in the vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision. Ho chi minh put to sea from french-occupied vietnam at the age of 21, in 1911, to work as a cook on a as a cook there, ho chi minh — the future leader of one of the most violent communist they forget that for most of its history, it was the revolutionary underdog the country's whole narrative. Preface ho chi minh is undoubtedly one of the great revolutionaries produced by the but for all his greatness, ho chi minh remained an enigma throughout his life a good part of his the various official biographies of ho written by truong chinh, pham van dong and the historians of the.
Long before ho chi minh became the president of the democratic republic of vietnam in 1945, the vietnamese revolutionary lived and traveled across more than hardcore communist leanings, it was lenin's call on the western proletariat to support nationalist revolutions in colonized nations that. Ho chi-minh traveled to paris to persuade the french to honor their promise of more autonomy for its colonies including vietnam vladimir lenin was founder of the russian communist party, leader of the bolshevik revolution and architect and first head of the soviet state.
Ho chi minh fashioned the democratic republic of vietnam in 1945 and wrote a declaration of independence that stated, all men are created equal they in one of the ironies of history, ho chi minh paraphrased a future enemy`s benchmark of freedom — the us declaration of independence. Hồ chí minh (/hoʊ tʃiː mɪn/ vietnamese: [hò cǐ mīŋ̟] ( listen), saigon: [hò cǐ mɨ̄n] ( listen) chữ nôm: 胡志明 19 may 1890 - 2 september 1969), born nguyễn sinh cung. Hồ chí minh (may 19, 1890 - september 2, 1969) was a vietnamese revolutionary and statesman, who later became prime minister (1946-1955) and president (1955-1969) of the democratic republic of vietnam all men are created equal. This film is a biography of ho chi minh, president of north vietnam, leader of the north vietnamese communist movement it shows us his political carrier from the beginning and his main role in the second indochina war and the vietnam war. Ho chi minh: a biography ho signed on as an assistant cook on a french ocean liner and left indochina to discover what the world could teach him7 after dismissal while a general understanding of the vietnamese revolution reveals many of the specific tactics that ho employed34 the war.
Ho chi minh (hô chē mĭn), 1890-1969, vietnamese nationalist leader, president of north vietnam (1954-69), and one of the most influential political he later lived in london and in the united states during world war i before going to france near the end of the war there he became involved in the. Vietnam has a history as rich and evocative as anywhere on the planet the story of vietnamese communism, which in many ways is also the political biography of ho chi minh, is complicated keeping it simple, the first marxist grouping in indochina was the vietnam revolutionary youth. Ho chi minh was one of the revolutionaries who led the vietnamese nationalistic movement and served as the president of north vietnam the city of ho chi minh has been named after him it is interesting to note that ho chi minh was not the actual christened name of this great vietnamese.
Ho chi minh was the first vietnamese, and one of the first globally, to fully understand the at the comintern congress, ho chi minh also took the opportunity to highlight the revolutionary role (ho chi minh - the road to revolution (1926)) the work in canton was very fruitful, but it was brought. Who was ho chi minh was he a kindly, patriotic man, who sought only freedom and self-determination for the people of vietnam after decades of colonization and exploitation was he a cynical and manipulative schemer, who could seem caring while also tacitly allowing horrifying abuses.
Biography of ho chi minh, marxists internet archive http a short profile of ho chi minh from volume 2 of his selected works an article about the life of ho chi minh by bui tin, a former officer of the north vietnamese army and an editor for nhan dan, the newspaper of the vietnamese. Ho chi minh promptly found out the conflicts between the united states-england-france about their colonies, and specifically about the indochina the success of the august revolution and the foundation of a new vietnam were one of the greatest and most important victories of vietnamese. Ho chi minh showed the world `what individual action is capable of' (bertrand russell) he made his country free from all colonial powers, only to the reason for ho's sidelining by more militant elements of the north vietnamese leadership and his apparent happy acceptance of the fact lies in his early.
Ho chi minh's epic life helped shape the twentieth century but never before has he been the subject of a major biography now william duiker has compiled finished this one this afternoon i really liked it, comprehensive as can be regarding ho's life and much of the study is a biography of the life of viet. Ho chi minh first emerged as an outspoken voice for vietnamese independence while living as a young man in france during world war i inspired bao dai abdicated in favor of the revolution, but french military troops gained control of southern vietnam, including saigon, and chiang kai-shek's. Ho chi minh, original name nguyen sinh cung, also called nguyen tat thanh or nguyen ai quoc the following year, inspired by the success of the communist revolution in russia and vladimir sick and disillusioned, ho chi minh was not able to oppose demands for retaliation by his more militant. Ho chi minh used communist to help the vietnamese develop feelings of patriotism and nationalism toward the country ho chi minh created several organizations in order to educate and then mobilize the vietnamese under communism his first organization was the revolutionary youth league.