Who was Ho Chi Minh? Describe his achievements.
Ho Chi Minh was the greatest leader of Vietnam’s struggle for freedom and unification.
Major achievements of Ho Chi Minh were
(i) He led the Communist Party of Vietnam for over 40 years, organised its army Viet Cong and struggled to preserve Vietnamese autonomy.
(ii) He established the Communist-ruled Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945 and defeated the French Union in 1954 at the batde of Dien Bien Phu.
(iii) He died on 3rd September, 1969, but remained as inspiration for all his countrymen.