Fan Yang Mai I

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Fan Yang Mai I or Pham Duong Mai I following years of internal trouble, overthrew the previous dynasty and seized the throne in 420. After an unsuccessful raid in Tongking he requested investiture from China in 421. He died in the same year.[1]

His name means "Prince of Gold", and before his death, the Chinese Court recognized him as the "King of Champa". He was succeeded by his son Tou, who assumed his father's name.[2]:39[3]:324

Bibliography[edit]

  • G. Coedès (1968), The Indianized States of Southeast Asia, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 
Preceded by
Wen Ti ?–420
King of Champa
420–421
Succeeded by
Fan Yang Mai II
421–446

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coedès 1968, p. 56
  2. ^ Maspero, G., 2002, The Champa Kingdom, Bangkok: White Lotus Co., Ltd., ISBN 9747534991
  3. ^ Higham, C., 2014, Early Mainland Southeast Asia, Bangkok: River Books Co., Ltd., ISBN 9786167339443