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Somdetch Brhat-Anya Fa Ladhuraniya Sri Sadhana Kanayudha Maharaja Brhat Rajadharana Sri Chudhana Negara better known as Fa Ngum (1316 - 1393, born in Muang Sua, died in Nan) established the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang in 1354. Jump to: navigation, search Events Pope John XXII elected to the papacy. ... Events Ottoman Turks occupy Veliko Turnovo in north-central Bulgaria. ... The Lao kingdom of Lan Xang (or in Pali, Sisattanakhanahut) was established in 1354 by Fa Ngum. ... Events End of reign of John VI Cantacuzenus, as Byzantine emperor. ...

Fa Ngum was a grandson of Souvanna Khamphong, ruler of Xieng Dong Xieng Thong and descendant of Khun Lo. He was exiled as a child to the court of Angkor along with his father. When he decided to return he brought an army of 10,000 with him and proceeded to conquer much of peninsular Southeast Asia. Khun Lo was the eldest of the sons of Khun Borom and first of the Lao kings. ... Angkor was the site of a series of capital cities of the Khmer empire for much of the period from the 9th century to the 15th century CE. Their ruins (13°24N, 103°51E) are located amid forests and farmland to the north of the Great Lake (Tonle... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...

In the decade 1340-1350, he conquered the Khorat Plateau, including Udon, Surin, Champassack, and Nongkhay. In 1351 he conquered Mouang Phouane, Nge-Anh, and Vinh as well as the Red and Black River valleys in Vietnam. In 1352-1354, he conquered Muang Sing, Muang Huom, Xieng Hung, Pak Ou and Pak Beng. In 1353, he fought the ultimate battle against his uncle near Xieng Dong Xieng Thong and won, becoming the undisputed master of the land, which he named Lan Xang. The Khorat Plateau is a highland in the north-east of Thailand, also called Isan. ... Udon Thani (thai อุดรธานี) is a city in the north-east of Thailand (Isan). ... Surin is the name of several places: Surin, capital of the Surin province, in Thailand Surin, commune of the Deux-Sèvres département, in France Surin, commune of the Vienne département, in France This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Categories: Stub | Provinces of Laos ... Location of Vinh Vinh is a city in Vietnam. ... The Black River is a river in Vietnam. ... The Lao kingdom of Lan Xang (or in Pali, Sisattanakhanahut) was established in 1354 by Fa Ngum. ...

He continued to expand his empire in 1354, pushing into Pak Beng, Pak Tha, Xieng Khong, Xieng Sene (Chiang Saen), and Xieng Hai (Chiang Rai). By 1358, the boundaries of his kingdom were recognized as Simao in the north, Sambor in the south, Khorat in the west and the Red River in the east. Finally in 1373, the royals and notables of his own court exiled him to Nan where he died and was enshrined in the Xieng Ngam temple. His son Samsenethai then ascended to the throne of Lan Xang. Nakorn Chiang Rai Nakorn Chiang Rai (thai เชียงราย) is a city in Amphoe Muang, Jangwat Chiang Rai northern Thailand. ... Simão Sabrosa (Simão for short) is a midfielder who plays for the Portugal national football team and SL Benfica. ... Statue of Thao Suranaree in Khorat city centre Nakhon Ratchasima (often called Khorat) is a town in the north-east of Thailand, the Isan. ... Flowing from China through Vietnam to the South China Sea, the Red River (Vietnamese Sông Hồng, Chinese Hónghé) is also known as the Yuan Jiang (元江, pinyin yuan2jiang1), which means Primary River. ... Samsenethai was the second king of Lan Xang, the son of Fa Ngum, whom he succeeded. ...

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