Ho Chi Minh Made by: Emma Kay Rindahl

Ho Chi Minh was a Prime Minister/President of North Vietnam.

He was born in 1890 in Vietnam, and died in 1969.

He was said to be known as the most famous politician in the 20th Century.

In 1911 Ho took a job on a French ship and traveled widely.

He was a founding member of the French communist party.

He trained at a Comintern, an organization created by Vladmir Lenin to promote worldwide revolution.

In 1930 he made the Indo-Chinese Communist Party (ICP).

During the 1930s he spent his time in the Soviet Union, and China.

Ho adopted the Viet Minh, a communist-dominated independence movement.

After he had adopted the Viet Minh he named himself Ho Chi Minh; meaning "bringer of light".

After the war broke out in Vietnam, and Vietnam was split into a north and a south, Ho became the leader of the Communist North.

Ho Chi Minh was the leader of North Vietnam during the Vietnam war. However he died before the North won.

After North Vietnam won, they renamed its capitol of Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City, in his honor.

1. Ho Chi Minh was the President of North Vietnam

2. He was for Communism

3. Leader of North Vietnam during Vietnam War

Ho is rated a 5 on the Hero-Villian scale, because he was for communism.

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