Friday, June 18, 2010
Ho Chi Minh (contd-2)
In the Soviet Union and China
In1923, Ho left Paris for Moscow, where he was appointed by Comintern , and he participated in the Fifth Comintern Congress in June 1924, before arriving in Canton (Guanzhou)China, in Nov 1924.
He married a Chinese woman, Thang Tuyet Minh (Zing Xueming) on 18 Oct 1926 because he wanted a lady who wouldteach him Chinese and look after his house.She was 21 and he was 36. He left Canton and returned to Moscow again in 1927. He had to move for organising Communist Party in different countries and he was arrested at Hong Kong in June 1931.Around 1940, he regularly used the name Ho Chi Minh, meaning "brighter light."