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Ho Chi Minh

1890 - 1969

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Hồ Chí Minh (née: Nguyễn Sinh Cung; 19 May 1890 – 2 September 1969), commonly known as Uncle Ho (Bác Hồ), more formally referred to as President Ho Chi Minh (Chủ tịch Hồ Chí Minh) and by other aliases and sobriquets, was a Vietnamese revolutionary and statesman. He served as Prime Minister of Vietnam from 1945 to 1955, and as President of Vietnam 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 8,513,501 page views. His biography is available in 120 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 117 in 2019). Ho Chi Minh is the 217th most popular politician (down from 156th 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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  • 120

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  • 5.65

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Among politicians, Ho Chi Minh ranks 217 out of 15,577Before him are Yuri Andropov, Tomyris, Brutus the Younger, Xi Jinping, Ferdinand I of Austria, and Harun al-Rashid. After him are Ferdinand II of Aragon, Hosni Mubarak, Napoleon II, Paul I of Russia, Harald V of Norway, and Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire.

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Among people born in 1890, Ho Chi Minh ranks 3Before him are Agatha Christie and Charles de Gaulle. After him are Dwight D. Eisenhower, Vyacheslav Molotov, Boris Pasternak, Friedrich Paulus, H. P. Lovecraft, Egon Schiele, Karel Čapek, Alfred Jodl, and Kurt Lewin. Among people deceased in 1969, Ho Chi Minh ranks 1After him are Dwight D. Eisenhower, Karl Jaspers, Walter Gropius, Theodor W. Adorno, Sharon Tate, Judy Garland, Franz von Papen, Kliment Voroshilov, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Liu Shaoqi, and Brian Jones.

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In Vietnam

Among people born in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh ranks 1 out of 124After him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Amanda Lear (1939), Võ Nguyên Giáp (1911), Marguerite Duras (1914), Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926), Thích Quảng Đức (1897), Bảo Đại (1913), Lê Đức Thọ (1911), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Dương Văn Minh (1916), and Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In Vietnam

Among politicians born in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh ranks 1After him are Ngo Dinh Diem (1901), Bảo Đại (1913), Nguyễn Phú Trọng (1944), Dương Văn Minh (1916), Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (1923), Lady Sun (192), Ieng Sary (1925), Kaysone Phomvihane (1920), Lê Duẩn (1907), Madame Nhu (1924), and Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (1954).