Luang Phrabang

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Subdivisions Of Laos - History - Lan Xang
... In 1520, Photisarath came to the throne and moved the capital from Luang Phrabang to Vientiane to avoid a Burmese invasion ... was killed, and ordered the construction of what would become the symbol of Laos, That Luang ... Between 1763 and 1769, Burmese armies overran northern Laos and annexed Luang Phrabang, while Champasak eventually came under Siamese suzerainty ...