Lê Dynasty
The Later Lê dynasty (Vietnamese: Nhà Hậu Lê; Hán Việt: 後黎朝) sometimes referred to as the Lê dynasty (the earlier Lê dynasty ruled only for a brief period (980–1009)) was the longest-ruling dynast...
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Lê Lợi
Lê Lợi (1384 or 1385? – 1433), posthumously known with the temple name Lê Thái Tổ, was emperor of Vietnam and founder of the Later Lê Dynasty. Lê Lợi is among the most famous figures of Vietname...
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Lê Thái Tông
Lê Thái Tông (黎太宗 22 December 1423—–28 August 1442) was an emperor of Vietnam from 1438 till his early death four years later.
Lê Thái Tông was the second son of Lê Lợi. His mother died early but ...
Lê Nhân Tông
Lê Nhân Tông (1441–1459) was king of Vietnam from 1453 till his murder in a coup. He was a grandson of the hero-king Le Loi. During nearly all of his short reign, the real power behind the thr...
Lê Thánh Tông
Lê Thánh Tông (1442–1497) was emperor of Vietnam from 1460 until his death. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest emperors of Vietnamese history and the Vietnamese "Hammurabi."
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Early Lê dynasty
The Early Lê dynasty (Vietnamese: Nhà Tiền Lê; Hán Nôm: 家前黎; [ɲâː tjə̂n le]) was a dynasty that ruled Vietnam after the Đinh dynasty and before the Lý dynasty. They ruled for a total of three generat...
Wu Rui
Wu Rui was a Chinese eunuch in 15th century Lê Dynasty Đại Việt (modern Vietnam) during Emperor Le Thanh Tong's rule at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. He was forcibly castrated and enslaved as a ...
Lê Huyền Tông
Lê Huyền Tông (chữ Hán: 黎玄宗, 1654 – 1671), birth name Lê Duy Vũ (黎維禑, 黎維禧) was a child king of Vietnam; he reigned from 1662 to 1671 as the 8th figurehead king of the Later Lê dynasty warlord period.<...
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Lê Tương Dực
Lê Tương Dực (chữ Hán: 黎襄翼; 1495–1516), reigned 1509-1516, was the ninth emperor-king of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He usurped the throne after assassinating his ruthless and unpopular cousin.He...
Lê Quý Đôn
Lê Quý Đôn (黎貴惇, 1726–1784) was an 18th-century Vietnamese philosopher, poet, encyclopedist, and government official. His pseudonym was Quế Đường. He was a native of Duyen Ha village in present-day Th...
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Lê Dụ Tông
Lê Dụ Tông (chữ Hán: 黎裕宗, 1679–1731) birth name Lê Duy Đường (黎維禟, 黎維禎) was a king of Vietnam, the 11th of the figurehead kings of the later Lê dynasty warlord period. He reigned as king from 1705–172...
Lê Thế Tông
Lê Thế Tông (chữ Hán: 黎世宗 born 1567, reigned 1573 - 1599), named Lê Duy Đàm (黎維潭) was the 13th emperor-king of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He reigned only nominally, under the power of warlord Tr...
Lê Duy Phường
Hôn Đức Công (chữ Hán: 昏德公, 1709–1735) birth name Lê Duy Phường (黎維祊) was the twelfth and fifth-last king of Vietnamese Lê Dynasty. He was imprisoned shortly after his reign began and reigned under a...
Lê Thần Tông
Lê Thần Tông (chữ Hán: 黎神宗), birth name Lê Duy Kỳ (黎維祺) (1607–1662) was the sixth king of Vietnamese Lê Dynasty. He reigned from 1619–1643 following Lê Kính Tông, was interrupted by the reign of Lê Ch...
Lê Uy Mục
Lê Uy Mục (chữ Hán: 黎威穆; 5 May 1488 – 1 December 1509) also called Lê Tuấn (黎濬) was the eighth king of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He was ruthless, unpopular, and finally assassinated by his cous...
Lê Ý Tông
Lê Ý Tông (黎懿宗 1719–1759) was the third-last king of Vietnamese Lê Dynasty, reigning only nominally under the power of Trịnh Giang of the Trịnh Lords. He reigned from 1735 to 1740 and was succeeded by...
Ngô Sĩ Liên
Ngô Sĩ Liên was an historian of the Lê Dynasty. He is best known for being the principal compiler of the Đại Việt sử ký toàn thư, a comprehensive chronicle of the history of Vietnam and the oldest off...
Cham–Vietnamese War (1471)
The Cham-Vietnamese War of 1471 began when Emperor Lê Thánh Tông of Viet Nam (then known as Đại Việt) launched a military expedition that is widely regarded as marking the downfall of Champa. The Viet...
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Bình Ngô đại cáo
Bình Ngô đại cáo (literally: Great Proclamation upon the Pacification of the Wu) or Cáo bình Ngô was an announcement written by Nguyễn Trãi in 1428 after the order of Lê Lợi to proclaim the total paci...
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Southern and Northern Dynasties of Vietnam
Southern and Northern Dynasties (Vietnamese: Nam Triều Bắc Triều), spanning from 1533 to 1592, was a period that occurred during 16th century in Vietnam. During this period, there existed a Northe...
Southern and Northern Dynasties of Vietnam - Wikipedia
Đại Việt sử ký toàn thư
The Đại Việt sử ký toàn thư (Complete Annals of Đại Việt) is the official historical text of the Lê Dynasty, that was originally compiled by the royal historian Ngô Sĩ Liên under the order of the Empe...
Heaven's Will
Thuận Thiên (順天, Heaven's Will) was the mythical sword of the Vietnamese King Lê Lợi, who liberated Vietnam from Ming occupation after ten years of fighting from 1418 until 1428. Lê Lợi then proclaime...
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Nguyen Thi Anh
Nguyễn Thị Anh (1422?–1459) was a queen consort of Vietnam, mother of the Vietnamese King Le Nhan Tong, and effective head of state of Vietnam from 1451 until she allowed a servant to kill her i...