Lê Cung Hoàng

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is 黎 (surname), but is often simplified to Le in English-language text. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Hoang.

Lê Cung Hoàng was the last emperor of the early Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He reigned from 1522 to 1527. Lê Cung Hoàng was put on the throne by the powerful general Mạc Đăng Dung in 1522 in place of the deposed emperor, Lê Chiêu Tông. Eventually Mạc Đăng Dung deposed Lê Cung Hoàng in 1522.

Preceded by
Lê Chiêu Tông
King of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Lê Trang Tông