Vietnam History Pre-Le Dynasty (980-1009)

Pre-Le Dynasty (980-1009)

Le Dai Hanh (980-1005)

Dynastic title: Thien Phuc (980-988); Hung Thong (989-993); Ung Thien (994-1005)

Le Trung Tong (1005)

Le Long Dinh (1005-1009)


 

To deal with the danger of Sung troops, the Court and army appointed a talented general, Le Hoan. The latter defeated the Sung army on both land and water, thus saving the country (981). The next year, and expedition led by Le Hoan invaded the Kingdom of Champa and conquered its capital Indrapura (now in Quang Nam Province), removing the threat of invasion from the south for a long time to come.

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