What does the name Ho Chi Minh mean?

Why did Hồ Chí Minh change his name so many times?

When the Communists took the South Vietnamese capital Saigon in 1975 they renamed it Ho Chi Minh City in his honour.

What is the new name for Saigon?

On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese troops captured Saigon, and the city was subsequently renamed Ho Chi Minh City.

What does Saigon mean in English?

• SAIGON (noun) Meaning: A city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina.

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