Le Loi Biography.com

Emperor, General(c. 1428 BCE–1443 BCE)
Vietnamese general and emperor Le Loi won back Vietnam’s independence from China and founded the Later Le dynasty, and became a hero of the medieval period.

Synopsis

Vietnamese general and emperor Le Loi declared himself the “Prince of Pacification” and in 1418 led a series of revolts aimed at removing the Chinese overlords from the country. He won back Vietnam's independence from China in 1428, founded the Later Le dynasty, and became a Vietnamese hero of the medieval period. Also among this achievements were land reforms to help the peasant class.

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