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Ho Chi Minh

Person  Male  Born 19/5/1890  Died 3/9/1969

Communist revolutionary and founder of modern Vietnam. Left Vietnam in 1911 and worked on ships as a kitchen helper. In New York he was a baker at the Parker House Hotel. In 1913 he arrived in London and trained to be a pastry chef under Escoffier at the Carlton where Mae West remembered meeting him. You couldn't make it up.

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