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Lan Kham Deng (1375-1428) was the third king of the Lao state of Lan Xang (ruled 1416-1428). He was the oldest son of Samsenethai. Events October 24 - Valdemar IV of Denmark dies and is succeeded by his grandson Olaf III of Denmark. ... // Events October 12 - English forces under Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury besiege Orléans. ... The Lao kingdom of Lan Xang (or in Pali, Sisattanakhanahut) was established in 1354 by Fa Ngum. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Samsenethai was the second king of Lan Xang, the son of Fa Ngum, whom he succeeded. ...


During his reign, the king of Vietnam requested that Lan Kham Deng send some troops to help the Vietnamese fight off the Chinese, who were attacking them. Lan Kham Deng sent thousands Laotian of troops to aid the Vietnamese, but for some reason, the armies of Lan Xang turned on the Vietnamese and fought on China's side.


Eventually, Vietnam defeated China. By that time, Lan Xang's relations with Vietnam were deteriorated and total war soon broke out. The war with Vietnam caused chaos in Lan Xang followed by many attempts by royals to seize the throne.


Lan Kham Deng died in 1428 at the age of 53. He only ruled 12 years.


He had two sons; Prince Phommathat and Prince Yu Khong. Lan Kham Deng was succeeded by Phommathat. Phommathat was the fourth king of Lan Xang (Laos) (ruled1428-1429). ...

Preceeded by:
Samsenethai
Kings of Lan Xang Succeeded by:
Phommathat

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