Kingkitsarat

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Chao Kingkitsarat
ເຈົ້າກິງກິດສະຣາດ
King of Luang Phrabang
King of Luang Phrabang
Reign1707 – 1713
Successor Ong Kham
Born?
Died1713
Luang Phrabang
FatherPrince Raxabut (Indra Brahma)
MotherPrincess Chandra Kumari

Chao Kingkitsarat (Lao : ເຈົ້າກິງກິດສະຣາດ; died 1713), also known as Kitsarat or Kitsarath, was the king of Luang Phrabang (r. 17071713). [1]

Kingkitsarat was the only son of Prince Raxabut, who was the heir apparent of Sourigna Vongsa.[ citation needed ] Prince Raxabut was executed for adultery in 1700. Kingkitsarat fled to Chiang Rung in Sipsong Panna. [1]

He returned with his cousin Ong Kham in 1705. His raised an army,[ citation needed ] expelled Ong Lo (Sai Ong Viet), the viceroy appointed by Setthathirath II (Sai Ong Hue),[ citation needed ] and seized Luang Phrabang. Then he marched on Vientiane to attack Setthathirath. Setthathirath turned to Ayutthaya Kingdom for assistance. Suriyenthrathibodi accepted the request, and sent a Siamese army to north and imposed a division of territory between the warring armies. [1] Kingkitsarat crowned the king in 1707, creating the Kingdom of Luang Phrabang and converting Lan Xang into the Kingdom of Vientiane.

Kingkitsarat died in 1713, succeeded by his cousin Ong Kham.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Stuart-Fox, Martin. The Historical Dictionary of Laos (3rd ed.). Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 166. ISBN   978-0-8108-5624-0.
Kingkitsarat
Born: ? Died: 1713
New title
new kingdom
King of Luang Phrabang
1707–1713
Succeeded by
Ong Kham