Gia Long

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Birthday
8, 1762
Birthplace
Hue, Vietnam
Death Date
Feb 3, 1820 (57)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1762
Birthplace
Hue, Vietnam
Death Date
Feb 3, 1820 (57)

About

The first Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam, the last of the Vietnamese dynasties, who reigned from 1802 until his death. 

Before Fame

He was 15 years old when he and his family were forced into hiding as a result of the Tay Son revolt.

Trivia

A proponent of the working class, once he took control, he abolished all large landholding by princes, nobles and high officials.

Family Life

He had three wives, the last of which was Lê Thị Ngọc Bình.

Associated With

He and Roman leader, Flavius Theodosius, were both Emperors of their respective countries.