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Nguyen Huu Canh
Lễ Thành Hầu Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh or Nguyễn Hữu Kính, (阮有鏡), (1650–1700) was a high-ranking general of Lord Nguyễn Phúc Chu.[1] His military expeditions into the Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
placed the region firmly under Vietnamese administrative control. Considered to be the most famous military general during the time of Vietnam's southward expansion (Nam tiến), Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh founded the city of Saigon
Saigon
in 1698. His establishment of Saigon
Saigon
and military forts in and around the Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
served as the foundation for later military expeditions by the Vietnamese imperial court in its quest to expand its southern territory
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Saigon
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh
City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàn fǒ hò tɕǐ mɨ̄n] ( listen) or [tʰàn fǒ hò cǐ mɨ̄n]), also informally known by its former name of Saigon (Vietnamese: Sài Gòn; [sàj ɣɔ̀ŋ] ( listen)), is the largest city in Vietnam
Vietnam
by population. It was known as Prey Nokor (Khmer: ព្រៃនគរ) prior to annexation by the Vietnamese in the 17th century. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam
Vietnam
1955–75
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Vietnam
Coordinates: 16°10′N 107°50′E / 16.167°N 107.833°E / 16.167; 107.833Socialist Republic
Republic
of Vietnam Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam  (Vietnamese)FlagEmblemMotto: Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc "Independence – Freedom – Happiness"Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca[a] (English: "Army March")Location of  Vietnam  (green) in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]Capital Hanoi 21°2′N 105°51′E / 21.033°N 105.850°E / 21.033; 105.850Largest city
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 Films about the library 8 Famous patrons 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksHistory[edit] The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially-based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Nguyễn Cửu Đàm
Nguyễn Cửu Đàm (?-1777) was a Vietnamese general under the Nguyễn lords
Nguyễn lords
who built the defensive wall around Saigon
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Nguyễn Đình Đầu
Nguyễn Đình Đầu (born Hanoi, March 12, 1920) is a Vietnamese historian.[1] Đầu's researches include the early history of Saigon.[2] References[edit]^ Nguyễn Đình Đầu : Người Việt Nam không chia rẽ – 29 May 2013 - Entretien rare avec le chercheur Nguyen Dinh Dau, originaire de Hanoi, aujourd' hui âgé de 93 ans." ^ Erik Harms Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City 2011 - Page 37 "Although most sources identify the founding of what is now Ho Chi Minh City with the military occupation of the area, the naming of districts, and the establishment of administrative works by Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh in 1698, Professor
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Minh Mang (emperor)
Minh Mạng
Minh Mạng
(Chinese: 明命, 25 May 1791 – 20 January 1841; born Nguyễn
Nguyễn
Phúc Đảm (chữ Hán: 阮福膽), also known as Nguyễn
Nguyễn
Phúc Kiểu) was the second emperor of the Nguyễn
Nguyễn
dynasty of Vietnam, reigning from 14 February 1820 until his death, on 20 January 1841.[1] He was the fourth son of Emperor Gia Long, whose eldest son, Nguyễn
Nguyễn
Phúc Cảnh, had died in 1801
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Gia Long
Gia Long
Gia Long
(Vietnamese: [zaː lawŋm]; 8 February 1762 – 3 February 1820), born Nguyễn Phúc Ánh or Nguyễn Ánh [1]), was the first Emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty
Dynasty
of Vietnam. Unifying what is now modern Vietnam
Vietnam
in 1802, he founded the Nguyễn Dynasty, the last of the Vietnamese dynasties. A nephew of the last Nguyễn lord who ruled over southern Vietnam, Nguyễn Ánh was forced into hiding in 1777 as a fifteen-year-old when his family was slain in the Tây Sơn
Tây Sơn
revolt. After several changes of fortune in which his loyalists regained and again lost Saigon, he befriended the French Catholic priest Pigneau de Behaine. Pigneau championed his cause to the French government—and managed to recruit volunteers when this fell through—to help Nguyễn Ánh regain the throne
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Đàng Trong
Terong
Terong
(Chinese: 直弄) is a mukim in Larut, Matang
Matang
and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia. It is famous for the quality of its water and the presence of a waterfall
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Bắc Trung Bộ
Bắc Trung Bộ (literally North Central Region, and often translated as North Central Coast) is one of the regions of Vietnam. It consists of six provinces: Thanh Hóa, Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị, Thừa Thiên–Huế. The last two provinces were the northernmost provinces of South Vietnam
Vietnam
until 1975. North Central Coast (Bắc Trung Bộ) - 6 provinces: Thanh Hóa, Nghệ An, Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên–Huế
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Quảng Ninh District
Coordinates: 17°13′59″N 106°33′00″E / 17.233°N 106.550°E / 17.233; 106.550 Quảng Ninh is a rural district in Quảng Bình Province. The district capital is Quán Hàu. Quảng Ninh borders Đồng Hới
Đồng Hới
to the north, Bố Trạch to the northwest, Lệ Thủy District
Lệ Thủy District
to the south and South China Sea
South China Sea
to the east. Quảng Ninh has an area of 1190.89 km2, population in 2004: 90,000 people. This district has 25 km of seashore and a 35 km border with Laos.[1] The district population: 87,367 (1998), the area: 1190.893 km2. National Route 1A, Ho Chi Minh Highway, Hanoi–Saigon Railway crosses this district
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Quảng Bình Province
Quảng Bình (Vietnamese: [kwa᷉ːŋ ɓɨ̂n] ( listen)), formerly Tiên Bình under the reign of Lê Trung Hưng of the Lê Dynasty
Lê Dynasty
(this province was renamed Quảng Bình in 1604), is a province along Vietnam's north-central coast.[2] The province has an area of 8,065.8 square kilometers and population of 857,818 inhabitants (as of 2008)[1] The province is bordered by the Laotian Khammouane Province
Khammouane Province
to the west, the North Pacific Ocean to the east, Hà Tĩnh Province
Hà Tĩnh Province
to the north and Quảng Trị Province to the south. Historically, this region belonged to Văn Lang
Văn Lang
and later the kingdom of Champa
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Lệ Thủy District
Lệ Thủy ( listen) is a district of Quảng Bình Province
Quảng Bình Province
in the North Central Coast of Vietnam. The district borders Quảng Ninh District on the north, Vĩnh Linh District
Vĩnh Linh District
( Quảng Trị
Quảng Trị
Province) on the south, Laos
Laos
on the west (with the Annamite Range
Annamite Range
as natural borderline). Lệ Thủy central is 40 km south of the provincial capital Đồng Hới. The district government seat is Kiến Giang Township. The district area is 1420.52 km2, population: 140,804 (1998).[1][2] Lệ Thủy District
Lệ Thủy District
is home to Võ Nguyên Giáp
Võ Nguyên Giáp
and the family of Ngô Đình Diệm. Economy bases on agriculture, mainly rice culture
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