Who was Ho Chi Minh? What was his contribution to Vietnam?

Ho Chi Minh was a communist.

  • In 1930, he brought together competing nationalist groups to establish the Vietnamese Communist Party.
  • He was inspired by the militant demonstration of the European Communist Parties.
  • In 1940, Japanese occupied Vietnam. So now they had to fight against the Japanese as well as French.
  • A league called ‘Viet Minh’ was formed to fight the Japanese and they got back Hanoi in 1945.
  • The Democratic Republic of Vietnam was formed and Ho Chi Minh became its Chairman.