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Credit for this entry to:
Bob Baker

Plaque: Ho Chi Minh


Britain Vietnam Association
Ho Chi Minh, 1890-1969, founder of modern Vietnam, worked in 1913 at the Carlton Hotel which stood on this site.

Wikipedia questions the veracity of this plaque, while acknowledging that Ho was in London between 1913 and 1919, living in West Ealing and Crouch End.

Site: Ho Chi Minh (1 memorial)

SW1, Haymarket, New Zealand House

This building (1959-63 by RMJM London architects) is listed. The following information was added to the listing in 2013: "An elegant tower and podium composition, it has significance as the first major office tower in central London, the first to be fully air conditioned and the first to be fully glazed on all sides. It also includes specifically listed artwork: the sculptor Inia te Wiata's life sized tribal figures of Maoris."

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Ho Chi Minh

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Carlton Hotel, Haymarket

Designed by C. J. Phipps. The picture is taken from Cockspur Street. Compare ...

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Ho Chi Minh

Communist revolutionary and founder of modern Vietnam. Left Vietnam in 1911 a...

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Ho Chi Minh

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Britain Vietnam Association

This non-political, non-commercial association is now known as the Mekong Clu...

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