Oun Kham

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King Oun Kham
King of Luang Phrabang
Reign 15 December 1872 – 25 March 1887
Predecessor Chantharath
Successor Zakarine
Born 1811
Luang Phrabang, Laos
Died 15 December 1895(1895-12-15)
Luang Phrabang, Laos
Spouse Queen Gamuni
House Luang Phrabang
Father Manthathurath
Mother Khamone

Oun Kham (1811 or 1816 – December 15, 1895) was King of Luang Prabang during 1872-1887 and a second time between 1889 and 1895.[1][2] On 7 June 1887 the Lao royal capital was seized and sacked; the elderly ruler barely escaped with his life. Between his two ruling period he was exiled in Bangkok where he gave assistance to Auguste Pavie. The last two years of his reign ended with the establishment of a French protectorate over Laos.


  2. ^ Merriam-Webster's Biographical Dictionary. Merriam-Webster Incorporated, 1995.
Oun Kham
Born: 1811 or 1816 Died: 1895
Preceded by
King of Laos
1872 – 1887
Succeeded by