Lê Cung Hoàng

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Lê Cung Hoàng
Emperor of Đại Việt
Emperor of Lê Dynasty
Reign1522–1527
Predecessor Lê Chiêu Tông
Successor Lê Trang Tông
Born26 July 1507
Died15 June 1527 (aged 19)
Full name
Lê Xuân (黎椿)
Era name and dates
Thống Nguyên (統元): 1522–1527
Posthumous name
Cung Hoàng đế (恭皇帝)
House Lê Dynasty
Father Lê Sùng
Mother Trịnh Thị Loan

Lê Cung Hoàng (黎恭皇, 26 July 1507 – 15 June 1527), born Lê Xuân, was the last emperor of the early Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He reigned from 1522 to 1527. Lê Cung Hoàng was put on the throne by the powerful general Mạc Đăng Dung in 1522 in place of the deposed emperor, Lê Chiêu Tông. Eventually Mạc Đăng Dung deposed Lê Cung Hoàng in 1522.

Preceded by
Lê Chiêu Tông
King of Vietnam
1522–1527
Succeeded by
Lê Trang Tông

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