List of monarchs of Vietnam

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This article lists the monarchs of Vietnam.wikipedia
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Vietnam

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This article lists the monarchs of Vietnam.
The first independent monarchy emerged in the 10th century AD.

Temple name

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Most Vietnamese monarchs are known through their posthumous names or temple names, while the Nguyễn dynasty, the last reigning house is known through their era names.
Among modern historians, referencing Chinese monarchs from the Tang to the Yuan dynasties, Korean rulers of the Goryeo (until 1274) and Joseon dynasties, and Vietnamese sovereigns from the Lý to Later Lê dynasties (excluding the Hồ and Later Trần dynasties) by their temple names is a common practice.

Posthumous name

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Most Vietnamese monarchs are known through their posthumous names or temple names, while the Nguyễn dynasty, the last reigning house is known through their era names.
The posthumous name is commonly used when naming royalty of China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan.

Ngô Quyền

Ngo QuyenTiền Ngô Vương
Ngô Quyền (March 12, 897 – 944) was a Vietnamese king of Ngô dynasty who ruled from 939 to 944.

Zhao Tuo

Triệu ĐàTriệu Vũ ĐếZiu To
Some traditional Vietnamese history scholars considered him an emperor of Vietnam and the founder of the Triệu dynasty, although official modern historians regard him as a foreign invader.

Lý Nhân Tông

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Appreciated as a great emperor of the Lý Dynasty, Lý Nhân Tông made important contributions to the development of Đại Việt, especially for establishing Confucianism as the official philosophy of the state, creating Confucian-based imperial exams, and creating schools based on the Confucian system of learning During his 55-year reign, which was the longest reign for any Vietnamese monarch, Lý Nhân Tông also experienced several wars against Đại Việt's neighbours, the Song Dynasty and the kingdom of Champa in which the Lý–Song War (1075–1076) was the fiercest.

Nguyễn dynasty

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Most Vietnamese monarchs are known through their posthumous names or temple names, while the Nguyễn dynasty, the last reigning house is known through their era names.

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Minh Mạng

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Minh Mạng (, lit. "the bright favour of Heaven" ; 25 May 1791 – 20 January 1841; born Nguyễn Phúc Đảm, also known as Nguyễn Phúc Kiểu) was the second emperor of the Nguyễn dynasty of Vietnam, reigning from 14 February 1820 until his death, on 20 January 1841.

Dục Đức

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Dục Đức (, ; born Nguyễn Phúc Ưng Ái (1852 – 6 October 1883), was Emperor of Vietnam for three days, from 20–23 July 1883.

Mai Thúc Loan

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In the site of his ancient citadel of Vạn An, people erected a temple to worship Mai Thúc Loan and he was considered being equal with other Vietnamese emperors although his rule was short-lived and he was not officially called an emperor of Vietnam in dynastic historical books.