Thoại Ngọc Hầu

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Image of Thoại Ngọc Hầu on Mt. Sam

Thoại Ngọc Hầu (chữ Hán: 瑞玉侯, born Nguyễn Văn Thoại, 1761-1829) was a Vietnamese military administrator of the Nguyễn dynasty.[1] In 1926 the Chau Phu Temple was built to worship at his tomb on Sam Mountain.[2]

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  1. ^ Philip Taylor Goddess on the Rise: Pilgrimage and Popular Religion in Vietnam - Page 194 2004 " and Thoại Ngọc Hầu, all military men and early administrators of ...Thoại Ngọc Hầu and his female relatives received several decrees from the Nguyen dynasty in recognition of faithful service, ..."
  2. ^ Lonely Planet Vietnam - Page 454 Nick Ray, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow, Iain Stewart - 2009 "Tomb of Thoai Ngoc Hau - A high-ranking official, Thoai Ngoc Hau (1761–1829) served the Nguyen Lords and, later, the Nguyen dynasty. In early 1829, Thoai Ngoc Hau ordered that a tomb be constructed for himself at the foot of Sam Mountain ..."