Duiker has produced a masterpiece of historical research and synthesis, filling in huge blank spaces in the life of one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century ho chi minh was a professional revolutionary and fighter for vietnamese independence for almost 60 years one of the early members of the french. 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. Check out our 2nd channel: ✚ watch our vietnam war playlist: plagabbh1m3im. Ho chi minh (1890-1969) was the most famous vietnamese revolutionary and statesman of his time he was one of the shrewdest, most callous, dedicated, and self-abnegating leaders, a man apart in the international communist movement the democratic republic of vietnam, or north vietnam, the little asian country that. Most (all) of the leaders had very bad ending and then there was ho chi minh after 1945, ho chi minh were considered to be a talented political, with many treaties which benefited viet minh front with many difficulties, he later a chinese spy disguised to be him for the rest of his life ho chi minh ratted phan boi.
After becoming a communist, ho chi minh traveled the world under more than 50 aliases and a number of disguises (such as his course of instruction included study of marxism-leninism, vietnamese and asian revolutionary history, asian leaders. Buy ho chi minh : a life new edition by william j duiker (isbn: 9780786887019) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In his massive, thoroughly researched anddin the maindquite accessible new biography, duiker succeeds extremely well in illuminating the life and times of ho chi minhdlong north vietnam's leader, a man duiker calls a master motivator and strategist and one of the most influential political figures of the twentieth.
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 the poor in vietnam lived a life in stark contrast to the frenchelite who governed vietnam as part of the french empire. As the leader of the vietnamese nationalist movement for nearly three decades, ho was one of the prime movers of the post-world war ii anticolonial early life the son of a poor country scholar, nguyen sinh huy, ho chi minh was brought up in the village of kim lien he had a wretched childhood, but between the ages. Ho chi minh: the missing years 1919 - 1941 by sophie quinn-judge (out of print) and ho chi minh: a life by william j duiker read both because they work great together awesome reading about nguyễn ái quốc.
20th century vietnamese revolutionary leader ho chi minh (originally nguyen that thanh) was born on 19 may 1890 in hoang tru in central vietnam after the japanese invasion of indo-china in 1941, ho returned home and founded the viet minh, a communist-dominated independence movement, to fight the. Nationalist revolutionary leader ho chi-minh was the president of north vietnam from 1954 to 1969 learn more at biographycom they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” ho's use of jefferson's prophetic words was. Posted by carlos martinez on tuesday, may 19, 2015 printer-friendly people of ho chi minh's calibre don't come around often one of the great revolutionaries of the twentieth century, he excelled as a leader, a teacher, a journalist, a strategist, an internationalist, a unifier, a guerrilla fighter, a negotiator,. A dissident vietnamese novelist has published an explosive novel with lurid claims about ho chi minh's private life according to duong she also claims that ho chi minh, who died aged 79 in 1969, hastened his own death in hospital to spite his fellow leaders and cast a curse on the corrupt regime.
Known as the most talented leader of vietnam, ho chi minh was chosen as one of 100 most influenced people in the world in the 20th by times magazine the unified cluster of historic relics in ba dinh district is one of ideal attractions in hanoi for tourists who love know more about ho chi minh life and career in particular. Communist revolutionary leader ho chi minh endures as vietnam's figurehead 43 years after his death, but not without controversy, reports the bbc's viv the 16-chapter book chronicling the late president's life and career was written by thai social activist suprida phanomjong, the son of a former thai.
In my opinion he was a very respectable leader who loved his country and sacrificed his entire life to lead our country out of colonialism yes the anti- communist vnch supporters hate ho chi minh but in my opinion only the one who are not as educated about this issue feel like that because whether they like it or not, ho. Hồ chí minh born nguyễn sinh cung, also known as nguyễn tất thành and nguyễn ái quốc, was a vietnamese communist revolutionary leader who was chairman and first secretary of the workers' party of vietnam hồ chí minh was also prime minister (1945–55) and president (1945–69. Ho chi minh (1890-1969): major events in the life of a revolutionary leader 1890 on may 19, ho chi minh was born the second son to a family of farmers living in kim lien, a small village in annam (central vietnam) he was born nguyen sinh cung but later adopted the name ho chi minh (“he who enlightens”. Ho chi minh (meaning 'bringer of light') - a title he got from his loving people - excelled all the others in the (communist) party leadership as at one time it and widely read was the 'prison diary' - a book of about eighty poems that he humbly thought was no alternative to his fifteen-month life in the jail.