Kingdom of Vientiane

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Kingdom of Vientiane



Capital Vientiane (Viang Chan)
Languages Lao
Religion Buddhism
Government Monarchy
 -  Lan Xang divided 1707
 -  Kingdom annexed by Siam 1828

Kingdom of Vientiane was formed in 1707 as a result of the split of the Kingdom of Lan Xang. The kingdom was a Burmese vassal (1765-1778).[1] It then became a Siamese vassal until 1828 when it was annexed by Siam.



  1. ^ a b Tarling, Nicholas. The Cambridge history of South East Asia: From c. 1500 to c. 1800 1 (2). Cambridge University Press. p. 238. ISBN 978-0-521-66370-0. ISBN 0-521-66370-9.