Zakarine

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Zakarine
ສັກຣິນທຣ໌
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King of Luang Phrabang
Reign15 December 1895 (acting since April 1888) – 25 March 1904
Coronation 14 July 1896
Predecessor Oun Kham
Successor Sisavang Vong
Born16 July 1840
Luang Phrabang
Died25 March 1904(1904-03-25) (aged 63)
Luang Phrabang
Burial
Spouse
Names
Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Sakarindra
ສົມເດັຈພຣະເຈົ້າມະຫາວິຕລ້ານຊ້າງຮົ່ມຂາວຫລວງພຣະບາງ ປຣມະສິທະຂັຕິຍະສຸຣິຍະວໍຣມັນ ພຣະມຫາຊິວິຕ ສີສັກະຣິນທຣ໌
House Luang Phrabang
Father Oun Kham
Mother Khamone

KingZakarine (Lao : ສັກຣິນທຣ໌; also known as Sakkarin, Sakharine, Sackarine, Zackarine and Zacharine; originally Kham Souk, Lao : ຄຳສຸກ; full name: Samdach Brhat Chao Maha Sri Vitha Lan Xang Hom Khao Luang Prabang Parama Sidha Khattiya Suriya Varman Brhat Maha Sri Sakarindra, Lao : ສົມເດັຈພຣະເຈົ້າມະຫາວິຕລ້ານຊ້າງຮົ່ມຂາວ ຫລວງພຣະບາງ ປຣມະສິທະຂັຕິຍະສຸຣິຍະວໍຣມັນ ພຣະມຫາຊິວິຕ ສີສັກະຣິນທຣ໌) (16 July 1840 – 25 March 1904) was the King of Luang Prabang from 1895 to 1904. [1]

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Early life

Zakarine was brought up in Luang Phrabang. He was educated privately, a privilege reserved for wealthy Lao people at the time. Later on, he married seven wives, included Queen Thongsy, and had 10 sons and 4 daughters. Thongsy was childless, so he adopted Queen Khamphane, wife of King Sisavang Vong. He commanded the Royal Forces against the Haw invasion (Chinese rebels of the Taiping rebellion) in 1874. He fled to Bangkok after the sack of Luang Prabang in 1887.

King of Luang Phrabang

In 1888, the King of Siam appointed him regent for his father. Zakarine officially succeeded his father on 15 December 1895 and was crowned at Luang Prabang on 14 July 1896. During his reign, he was forced to accept a French protectorate over the kingdom on 3 October 1893 after his father agreed to having French protection. He died from cerebral hemorrhage on 25 March 1904. He was succeeded by his son, King Sisavang Vong.

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References

  1. Bowman, John Stewart (2000). Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture . Columbia University Press. pp.  458. ISBN   9780231110044. King Zakarine 1895 1904.
Zakarine
Born: 16 July 1840 Died: 25 March 1904
Preceded by
Oun Kham
King of Luang Phrabang
15 December 1895 25 March 1904
Succeeded by
Sisavang Vong