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Chao Anurutha
King of Luang Phrabang
King of Luang Phrabang
Reign1792 – 1819
Predecessor Surinyavong II
Successor Manthaturath
Died31 December 1819
Issue Manthaturath
Prince Sutharath
Prince Sayarath
Prince Ratsaphay (Oun Keo)
Prince Xang
Princess Pathuma
Princess La
Princess Vayakha
Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Udama Varman Krung Sri Sadhana Kanayudha Udarattanapuri Rama Brahma Chakrapati Mahanayaka Maharajadhana Lanjang Krung Klao Anuradhuratta
Father Inthasom
MotherTaen Kham

Chao Anurutha (also spelled Anouruttha or Anurathurat; Lao : ເຈົ້າອານຸຣຸດທະ; 1737 – 31 December 1819) was the king of Luang Phrabang from 1792 to 1819. [1]

Anurutha was the forth son of king Inthasom. He was appointed the viceroy ( oupahat ) of Luang Phrabang in 1768. In 1788, he was taken as hostage to Bangkok together with other royalties. He was not allowed to return until 3 February 1792.[ citation needed ] After a four-year interregnum, he was crowned in Luang Phrabang by Siamese in 1792. [1] However, he was accused of in treasonous contact with Burmese by the Vientiane king Nanthasen. Rama I permitted Nanthasen to attack Luang Prabang. After the capture of Luang Phrabang, Anurutha was detained in Bangkok. After Chinese intervention, Anurutha was allowed to return to Luang Phrabang in 1796. [1] He died on 31 December 1819.[ citation needed ]

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  1. 1 2 3 Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). History Dictionary of Laos (3rd ed.). Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 11. ISBN   978-0-8108-5624-0.
Born: 1737 Died: 31 December 1819
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Surinyavong II
King of Luang Phrabang
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