Nguyễn Nhạc

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Nguyễn Nhạc
Emperor of Vietnam
Emperor Thái Đức
Reign 1778–1793
Predecessor Lê Dynasty
Successor Quang Trung
Full name
Nguyễn Nhạc
Posthumous name
Emperor Minh Đức
House Tây Sơn Dynasty
Born ?
Died 1793

Nguyễn Nhạc (, died 1793 ) was the founder of the Tây Sơn Dynasty, reigning from 1778 to 1793. During the years 1778 - 1788 he was proclaimed Emperor Thái Đức (泰德帝).

Since 1789, he was proclaimed the King of Tay Son. Nguyen Nhac and his brothers, namely Nguyễn Huệ and Nguyễn Lữ, known as the Tay Son Brothers, are the leaders of the Tay Son uprising that ended the long civil war between the two feudal groups, Trinh Lords in the Northern Vietnam and the Nguyễn Lords in the Southern Vietnam, seizing reigning power from these groups and the Lê Dynasty.[1]

Nguyễn Nhạc
Born:  ? Died: 1793
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Lê Dynasty
Ruler of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Quang Trung

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nghia M. Vo Saigon: A History 2011 Page 30 "The three brothers Nguyễn Nhạc, Nguyễn Lữ, and Nguyễn Huệ led the revolt against the Nguyễn lords. Born from the Hồ family, they were related to Hồ Quí Ly, the 15th-century regent of the Thăng Long (Hà Nội) court. Between 1653 and ... "