Know your Vietnamese street names!!

The street names in Vietnam actually mean something. Here’s a quick look at what’s behind the names of these famous streets in Hanoi

Xuân Diệu: a prolific poet

Đặng Thai Mai: a writer

Nguyễn Thái Học: a revolutionary

Lý Nam Đế: Vietnamese king from 544 to 548

Đại Cồ Việt: the name given to Vietnam between 968 and 1054

Tô Ngọc Vân: an artist, who died from injuries sustained during the Battle of Dien Bien Phu

Phan Đình Phùng: a revolutionary who led uprisings against the French

Hoàng Hoa Thám: a commander who fought bravely against French colonial rule

Phan Bội Châu: a 20th century revolutionary

Nguyễn Chí Thanh: A Vietnamese General

Xuân Diệu
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