via Vietnam Plus, 01 February 2021: Exhibition on the first king of the Nguyen Dynasty.
An exhibition on King Gia Long, the first king of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802–1945), opened at Long An Palace of the Hue Royal Antiquities Museum on January 31.
Gia Long, who reigned from 1802 to 1820, founded the Nguyen Dynasty.
The event, organised by the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre, is being held on the occasion of the king’s 200th death anniversary.
It introduces the life and contributions of the king to the country’s construction and defence through artefacts and documents on display.