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Ho Chi Minh

May 19, 1890 - Sep 2, 1969

Ho Chi Minh was a Vietnamese revolutionary and politician. He served as Prime Minister of Vietnam from 1945 to 1955 and President from 1945 to 1969.

Ho Chi Minh led the Viet Minh independence movement from 1941 establishing the Communist-ruled Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945. He defeated the French in 1954 ending the First Indochina War. He was a key figure in the People's Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, which lasted from 1955 to 1975.

You will kill ten of us, we will kill one of you, but in the end, you will tire of it first.