Kingdom of Vientiane

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Kingdom of Vientiane

ອານາຈັກວຽງຈັນ
1707–1828
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Status Vassal of Burma (1765-1778) and Siam (1778-1828)
Capital Vientiane
Common languages Lao
Religion
Buddhism
GovernmentMonarchy
History 
  Lan Xang divided
1707
  Burmese vassal
1765
  Siamese vassal
1778
 Annexed by Siam
1828
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Blank.png Lan Xang
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Today part of Laos
Thailand

Kingdom of Vientiane was formed in 1707 as a result of the split of the Kingdom of Lan Xang. The kingdom was a Burmese vassal from 1765 to 1778. [1] It then became a Siamese vassal until 1828 when it was annexed by Siam.

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Chao Inthavong, or known as his regnal name Xaiya Setthathirath III, was the 5th king of the Kingdom of Vientiane.

References

  1. 1 2 Tarling, Nicholas. The Cambridge history of South East Asia: From c. 1500 to c. 1800. 1. Cambridge University Press. p. 238. ISBN   978-0-521-66370-0. ISBN   0-521-66370-9.
The Emerald Buddha, the current palladium of Thailand and former palladium of the Kingdom of Vientiane. The Emerald Buddha was regarded as the most sacred and culturally significant Buddha image of the Lao monarchy. The image originated in the Kingdom of Lan Na and was brought to the Kingdom of Lan Xang by King Setthathirath in the 16th century, it was taken to Bangkok in the 19th century after the failed rebellion of King Anouvong of Vientiane. Emerald Buddha, August 2012, Bangkok.jpg
The Emerald Buddha, the current palladium of Thailand and former palladium of the Kingdom of Vientiane. The Emerald Buddha was regarded as the most sacred and culturally significant Buddha image of the Lao monarchy. The image originated in the Kingdom of Lan Na and was brought to the Kingdom of Lan Xang by King Setthathirath in the 16th century, it was taken to Bangkok in the 19th century after the failed rebellion of King Anouvong of Vientiane.