Muang Then

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Muang Thaeng is a legendary Tai locality believed to be associated with modern-day Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam. [1][2]

In legend, it is significant as the initial settlement of Tai people migrating southward from Yunnan around the time of the Kingdom of Nanzhao under their leader Khun Borom, who is associated[1] with Piluoge (ruler of Nanzhao from 728-748).


  1. ^ a b Jumsai, M.L. Manich (1967-08-05). History of Laos. ISBN 978-974-7390-21-6.
  2. ^ Ratanavongsa, Prince Phetsarath (1978). The Iron Man of Laos. Dalley Book Service, Inc.