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Ho Chi Minh

The central political and nationalist figure in the struggle for Vietnamese independence from French colonial rule and later the unification of Vietnam under a single communist government, Ho Chi Minh served as chairman of the central committee of the Vietnamese Communist Party and as president and prime minister of Vietnam. From 1941 to 1965, Ho led North Vietnamese and communist guerrilla forces. He died in 1969 at the age of 79.



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