Nam Dinh

Nam Dinh

Nam Định ( listen) is a city in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. It is the capital of Nam Định Province. The city of Nam Định is 90 km southeast of Vietnam's capital, Hanoi. From August 18–20 of each year, there is a festival held in Nam Định called the Co Trach. This celebration honors General Trần Hưng Đạo, a 13th-century national hero who led Vietnamese forces to victory over the invading Mongols.

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Tonkin Campaign - Hanoi and Nam Dinh (June–July 1883)
1883 allowed Rivière to mount a campaign to capture the citadel of Nam Dinh (27 March 1883) ... The Capture of Nam Dinh was strategically necessary for the French, to secure their communications with the sea ... During Rivière's absence at Nam Dinh with the bulk of his forces, chef de bataillon Berthe de Villers defeated a Vietnamese attack on the French ...
Capture Of Nam Định (1883) - Aftermath
... The French found 98 cannon in the citadel of Nam Dinh, including five 30-millimetre rifled French guns ceded under the 1874 treaty ... He appointed chef de bataillon Badens commandant supérieur of Nam Dinh, giving him a garrison of 440 men and two gunboats ... Vous venez de montrer, à la prise de la citadelle de Nam-Dinh, le même entrain, la même valeur, le même dévouement qu’à la prise de la citadelle d’Hanoï ...
Battle Of Phủ Hoài - Background
... The French had only small garrisons in Hanoi, Haiphong and Nam Dinh, isolated posts at Hon Gai and at Qui Nhon in Annam, and little immediate prospect of taking the offensive against Liu Yongfu's Black Flags ... Vietnamese demonstrations against Hanoi and Nam Dinh ... July chef de bataillon Pierre de Badens, the French commandant supérieur at Nam Dinh, attacked and defeated Prince Hoang Ke Viem's besieging Vietnamese army, effectively ...
Nam Dinh - Culture and Society - Sports
... Nam Định has two sports facilities, Thiên Trường Stadium (formerly Cuối Stadium) and Trần Quốc Toản Indoor Stadium, which are host to football and ... Both sports centers are located on Hùng Vương Street in the city of Nam Định ... Hà Nam Ninh was the National Football Champions (V-League) in 1985 with star player Nguyễn Văn Dũng ...
Capture Of Nam Định (1883)
... The Capture of Nam Dinh (27 March 1883), a confrontation between the French and the Vietnamese, was one of the early engagements of the Tonkin campaign (1883–86) ... last week of March 1883, Commandant Henri Rivière captured the citadel of Nam Dinh, the second-largest city in Tonkin, with a flotilla of gunboats and a battalion of marine infantry ... Rivière's seizure of Nam Dinh marked a significant escalation of French ambitions in Tonkin, and had important consequences ...