Communist revolutionary who led the Việt Minh independence movement which established the communist-ruled Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945. He was the prime minister from 1945 to 1955 and the president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945 to 1969.
South Vietnam's capital formerly called Saigon is named after him.
He was a Vietnamese revolutionary leader who was influenced by Karl Marx.
He worked as a cook's helper on a ship before sailing to America in 1911.
His father was an official at the imperial court and inspired his revolutionary involvement.
- The meaning of the name Minh: Bright And Clever