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Ho Chi Minh
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Military Personnel
    (May 19, 1890-September 2, 1969)
    Birth name was Nguyen Tat Thanh (Nguyen Sinh Cung)
    Defeated the French in the battle of Indo-China
    Leader of North Vietnam, 1954
    Invades South Vietnam, 1959
    Died of a heart attack at 79
    He used over 20 aliases.
    He published an interview of himself using a pen name for the interviewer.
    He was a communist.
    His successors renamed Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.
    The war he started killed over 3 million Vietnamese and thousands of American and French soldiers.
    He smoked.
    He had two concubines.
    What he wanted most was an independent Vietnam.
    His favorite vocalist was Maurice Chevalier.
    He later said of his efforts: 'It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.'
    He died before he could see Vietnam unified.
    Unlike most communist leaders, he wished that his remains be cremated and buried on some hilltops instead of embalmed and put on display.
    The Vietnamese government violated this wish and put him on display, mimicking Lenin's tomb.

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