Category Archives: Vietnam

Alexandre de Rhodes

Alexandre de Rhodes. Alexandre de Rhodes, 1591, Avignon, France.—died 1660, Isfahan, Persia), He was a Jesuit missionary who was the first Frenchman to visit Vietnam. He was allowed to (proselytize)-,(convert or attempt to convert someone from one religion, belief, or … Continue reading

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Admiral Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly

Admiral Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly 1807, Rochefort, France Died: 1873, Barcelona, Spain age 66 He was a French naval officer. He fought with distinction in the Crimean War and the Second Opium War but is chiefly remembered today for the … Continue reading

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French Indochina

French Indochina, Officially known as the Indochinese Union after 1887 and the Indochinese Federation after 1947, was a grouping of French colonial territories in Southeast Asia. A grouping of the three Vietnamese regions of Tonkin, Annam, and Cochin china with … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh (Bringer of Light”).1890-1969 age 79 Hồ Chí Minh, born Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyễn Tất Thành, Nguyễn Ái Quốc, Bác Hồ or simply Bác, He was a Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader who was Chairman and First … Continue reading

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