Khúc Thừa Mỹ

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Khúc Thừa Mỹ (chữ Hán: 曲承美; pinyin: Qū Chéngměi; governed: 918–923 or 918–930) was a self-declared jiedushi of northern Vietnam under China's Later Liang. He succeeded his father Khúc Hạo and tried to maintain northern Vietnam's autonomy.[1] But the new emperor of the Southern Han Dynasty invaded in 930, capturing the capital Đại La (Hanoi) with no resistance, and Khúc Thừa Mỹ was taken to Canton, where he was placed under comfortable house arrest. The Chinese domination of Vietnam was thereby reestablished.

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  1. ^ Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker The A to Z of Vietnam - 2010 Page 188 "Although he died the following year, he was succeeded by his son, Khúc Hạo, who was, in turn, succeeded by his own son, Khúc Thừa Mỹ. The newly established Southern Han Dynasty invaded in 930, putting an end to what was apparently a ..."