Ho Chi Minh was born on May 19th, 1890 in Sen village, Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, Nghe An. His birth name was Nguyen Sinh Cung, he was a revolutionary, founder of the Communist Party of Vietnam, one of the people who laid the foundation and led the struggle for independence and territorial integrity for Vietnam in the 20th century. He was an international communist soldier and one of the 100 most influential people in the 20th century worldwide.
He wrote and read the Declaration of Independence giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2nd, 1945 at Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, and was President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam during 1945 -1969, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Labor Party during 1951-1969.
President Ho Chi Minh, a path seeker and a guide for the Vietnamese nation to gain independence and build a new Vietnam. On June 5, 1911, from Nha Rong Wharf, he crossed the four seas, five continents to go a long way over 22,000 kilometers through twenty-eight countries around the world. Just self-study, just work, just active. He knows twenty-eight foreign languages, is proficient in twelve languages, from French, English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish ....Work on more than twenty different jobs from manual labor to intellectual labor to understand the suffering of our people and humanity. Investigate three typical revolutions in the world, from the American bourgeois revolution to the French bourgeois revolution and the proletariat October 1917 in Russia. He have been sentenced to death by the French colonialists, he was also imprisoned by the British Empire, Chiang Kai-shek and repeatedly hunted by enemies.
He founded many newspapers such as Nguoi miserable newspaper, Thanh Nien newspaper, the predecessor of Vietnamese revolutionary press. He wrote over 2000 articles in 7 languages. With 61 pseudonyms left for our party and people, 2500 articles and talks. What a rich and varied life, the experience and the expertise of a revolutionary who is second to none.
President Ho Chi Minh died at 9:47 AM on September 2th, 1969 (July 21 of the lunar calendar) in Hanoi. He is a "great son of the heroic Vietnamese nation, an outstanding leader of the international Communist movement and the national liberation movement", he is the crystallization of "the people and the embodiment of aspiration to fight for freedom and for the persistent struggle of the Vietnamese people ".