Tôn Thất Thuyết (; 12 May 1839 in Huế – 1913 in Longzhou) was the leading mandarin of Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam's Nguyễn Dynasty. Thuyết later led the Cần Vương movement which aimed to restore Vietnamese independence under Emperor Hàm Nghi.Charles Keith ''Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation'' 2012 p. 52 "In July 1885, as Qing forces were withdrawing, the regent Tôn Thất Thuyết led an attack on the French garrison at huế and escaped with the young emperor hàm nghi into the mountains. Thuyết called for a general uprising and for all of the ..."He fled to China seeking for political refuge after Hàm Nghi's captured by France, and later died in Longzhou, Guangxi.


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