Trịnh is a Vietnamese family name, which is also common in some countries such as China (Zheng, 鄭), Korea (Jung, Jeong). A considerable portion of families that bear the surname Trinh are ethnically Chinese, many of whom immigrated to Vietnam during the Republic of China period and even earlier in the Qing Dynasty.
The Vietnamese people or the Kinh people, are an ethnic group originating from present-day northern Vietnam. They are the majority ethnic group of Vietnam, comprising 86% of the population at the 1999 census, and are officially known as Kinh to distinguish them from other ethnic groups in Vietnam. The earliest recorded name for the ancient Vietnamese people appears as Lạc.
Zhèng or Cheng (Wade-Giles) is a Chinese surname and also the name of an ancient state in today's Henan province. It is written as 鄭 in traditional Chinese and 郑 in simplified Chinese.
Eugene Huu-Chau "Gene" Trinh is a Vietnamese American biochemist who flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-50 as a Payload Specialist, becoming the first Vietnamese American astronaut in space.
Trịnh Xuân Thuận is a Vietnamese-American astrophysicist.
Trịnh Công Sơn was a famous Vietnamese, musician, songwriter, painter and poet. He, along with Phạm Duy and Văn Cao, is an important figure in modern (non-classical) Vietnamese music. Many of Trịnh's songs are love songs. Others are anti-war songs, written during and about the Vietnam War; some of them were censored by the southern Republic of Vietnam and later by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Many performing artists, most notably Khánh Ly and Hồng Nhung, have interpreted Trinh Cong Son's music.
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Cochinchina is a region encompassing the southern third of current Vietnam whose principal city is Saigon. It was a French colony from 1862 to 1954. The later state of South Vietnam was created in 1954 by combining Cochinchina with southern Annam. In Vietnamese, the region is called Nam Bộ. Historically, it was Gia Định (1779–1832), Nam Kỳ (1834–1945), Nam Bộ (1945–48), Nam phần (1948–56), Nam Việt (1956–75), and later Miền Nam. In French, it was called la colonie de Cochinchine.
Jean-Baptiste Phạm Minh Mẫn is a cardinal priest and archbishop emeritus of Ho Chi Minh City in the Roman Catholic Church.
Phanxicô Xaviê Nguyễn Văn Thuận or Francis-Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận, was a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. He was a nephew of South Vietnam's first president, Ngô Đình Diệm, and of Archbishop Ngô Đình Thục.
The Catholic Church in Vietnam is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of Bishops in Vietnam who are in communion with the Pope in Rome. Vietnam has the fifth largest Catholic population in Asia, after the Philippines, India, China and Indonesia. According to Catholic Hierarchy Catalog, there are 6,332,700 Catholics in Vietnam, representing 7.0% of the total population. There are 27 dioceses with 2228 parishes and 2668 priests.
The Nguyễn lords, also known as Nguyễn clan or House of Nguyễn, were a series of rulers of now southern and central Vietnam, then called Đàng Trong or Inner Land as opposite to Đàng Ngoài or Outer Land, ruled by the Trịnh lords.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield–Cape Girardeau is a Roman Catholic diocese in Missouri. The diocese is governed by Bishop Edward M. Rice.
Nguyễn Phúc Lan was one of the Nguyễn lords who ruled south Vietnam from the city of Phú Xuân from 1635 to 1648. During his rule the Trịnh–Nguyễn War continued.
Phạm is the fourth most common Vietnamese family name.
Corpus Christi College is the regional seminary of the Roman Catholic dioceses in Victoria and Tasmania, Australia. The seminary is administered by a board of episcopal trustees comprising the archbishops of Melbourne and Hobart, the bishops of Ballarat, Sandhurst and Sale, and the auxiliary bishops of Melbourne. The Archbishop of Melbourne is the permanent chair of the trustees.
Archdiocese (Metropolitan) of Hanoi is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vietnam. It is one of the earliest in the history of Roman Catholicism in Vietnam.
Joseph Ngô Quang Kiệt is the Archbishop Emeritus of Hanoi where he served as archbishop from 2005 to 2010. In 1993, he studied at the Institut Catholique de Paris, France. Before becoming archbishop, he served as apostolic administrator of Hanoi.
Andrew Yeom Soo-Jung is the Korean Roman Catholic Archbishop of Seoul, Cardinal and de facto Primate of Korea since his appointment was announced on 10 May 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. Yeom succeeded the Archbishop Emeritus Cardinal Nicolas Cheong Jin-suk and the fifth native Korean Archbishop of Seoul. In January 2014 it was announced that he will be elevated to the cardinalate at the next consistory on 22 February 2014. The Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul also serves as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Pyongyang in North Korea. Aside from Archbishop, he was also the Chairman of Catholic Peace Broadcasting Corporation. Founded in 1990, this corporation included a Catholic television channel and a radio station, both of which became highly valued Christian voices and tireless champions of values such as peace, reconciliation, the defence of life, dignity and inalienable human rights.
Trịnh Mai Trang known as Trang Trịnh, is a Vietnamese pianist.
Joseph-Marie Trịnh Văn Căn was a Vietnamese cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was the Archbishop of Hanoi from 1978 until his death. He became a cardinal in 1979, ordained by Pope John Paul II.
Pierre Nguyễn Văn Nhơn is a Vietnamese prelate of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hanoi from May 2010 to November 2018. A cardinal since February 2015, he was Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Đà Lạt from 1994 to 2010, and the President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam from 2007 to 2013.
The Titular Church of San Tommaso Apostolo is a titular church in the Roman Catholic church for Cardinal-priests.
Paul Joseph Phạm Đình Tụng was a Vietnamese cardinal.
Joseph-Marie Trịnh Như Khuê was the first Vietnamese cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Hanoi from 1960 until his death, having previously served as its apostolic vicar, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1976.
The British Vietnamese International School Hanoi is a bilingual international school in Hanoi, Vietnam, offering a British-style education in both English and Vietnamese languages for ages 2 to 18. BVIS Hanoi is located in the Vincom Royal City, Thanh Xuan District and was opened in August 2013. The majority of BVIS Hanoi students are Vietnamese, with some Korean, Chinese and Viet Kieu.
Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên is a Vietnamese prelate of the Catholic Church. A bishop since 2002, he was appointed Archbishop of Hanoi on 17 November 2018.