Ho Chi Minh

1890 - 1969

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Hồ Chí Minh (né Nguyễn Sinh Cung; 19 May 1890 – 2 September 1969), colloquially known as Uncle Ho (Bác Hồ) or just Uncle (Bác), and by other aliases and sobriquets, was a Vietnamese communist revolutionary, nationalist, and politician. He served as prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945 to 1955 and as president from 1945 until his death in 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ho Chi Minh has received more than 10,121,881 page views. His biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 120 in 2019). Ho Chi Minh is the 186th most popular politician (up from 215th in 2019), the most popular biography from Vietnam and the most popular Vietnamese Politician.

Ho Chi Minh is most famous for being the leader of North Vietnam and the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 123

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, Ho Chi Minh ranks 186 out of 19,576Before him are Alp Arslan, Paul von Hindenburg, Oliver Cromwell, Titus, Charles X of France, and Babur. After him are Demosthenes, Maximilien Robespierre, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Anwar Sadat, Emperor Meiji, and Mark Antony.

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Among people born in 1890, Ho Chi Minh ranks 5Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Agatha Christie, H. P. Lovecraft, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. After him are Friedrich Paulus, Vyacheslav Molotov, Boris Pasternak, Egon Schiele, Karel Čapek, Alfred Jodl, and Fritz Lang. Among people deceased in 1969, Ho Chi Minh ranks 2Before him is Dwight D. Eisenhower. After him are Karl Jaspers, Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Gropius, Franz von Papen, Sharon Tate, Judy Garland, Rocky Marciano, Otto Stern, Kliment Voroshilov, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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In Vietnam

Among people born in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh ranks 1 out of 136After him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Võ Nguyên Giáp (1911), Marguerite Duras (1914), Amanda Lear (1939), Lê Đức Thọ (1911), Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926), Thích Quảng Đức (1897), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Bảo Đại (1913), Ieng Sary (1925), and Lady Sun (192).

Among POLITICIANS In Vietnam

Among politicians born in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh ranks 1After him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Bảo Đại (1913), Ieng Sary (1925), Lady Sun (192), Dương Văn Minh (1916), Lê Duẩn (1907), Kaysone Phomvihane (1920), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), Gia Long (1762), and Madame Nhu (1924).