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Emperor Than Thai - Tonkin, Vietnam
Annam Emperor Than Thai (Nguyen Phuoc Chieu) (Nguyen Phuoc Buu Lan) (1879-1954) (reigned 1889-1907). He encouraged French-style education but maintained bitter feelings over their control of his country, also supported numerous building projects and took an interest in the everyday lives of his subjects, when he tried to join a resistance movement in China, he was arrested by the French who declared him insane and forced the Emperor to abdicate, he was exiled initially in 1907 to Vung Tau and later in 1916 to Reunion Island, in 1945 he was allowed to return home but was kept under house arrest in Vung Tau, South Vietnam. Date: circa 1895
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