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The leader of the vietnamese delegation Ho Chi Minh (6th L) poses with French president of the provisional government Georges Bidault (4th L) after talks, on June 1946 in Paris. Ho Chi Minh (alias Nguyên Ai Quôc, 1890-1969), the founder of the Indochina communist party (in 1930), established the communist-governed Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)

The leader of the vietnamese delegation Ho Chi Minh (6th L) poses with French president of the provisional government Georges Bidault (4th L) after talks, on June 1946 in Paris. Ho Chi Minh (alias Nguyên Ai Quôc, 1890-1969), the founder of the Indochina communist party (in 1930), established the communist-governed Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)