Vietnamese leader and first president of North Vietnam (1954–1969). His army was victorious in the French Indochina War (1946–1954), and he later led North Vietnam's struggle to defeat the US-supported government in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh died before the reunification of Vietnam (1976).
(born Nguyen That Thanh) 1890-1969; president of North Vietnam (1954-69)
Origin of ho-chi-minh
- Named after Ho Chi Minh, first president of Vietnam