Pigneau De Behaine

Pigneau De Behaine

Pierre Joseph Georges Pigneau (2 November 1741 Origny-en-Thiérache – 9 October 1799, Qui Nhơn), commonly known as Pigneau de Béhaine, also Pierre Pigneaux and Bá Đa Lộc (百多祿 or 伯多祿), was a French Catholic priest best known for his role in assisting Nguyễn Ánh (later Emperor Gia Long) to establish the Nguyễn Dynasty in Vietnam after the Tây Sơn rebellion.

Read more about Pigneau De Behaine:  Early Life, Superior of The College General (1767–1774), Encounter With Nguyễn Ánh, Embassy To France, Return To Vietnam, Death, Works, See Also

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French Assistance To Nguyễn Ánh - Protection of Nguyễn Ánh
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... Pigneau died at the siege of Qui Nhơn in October 1799 ... Pigneau de Behaine was the object of several funeral orations on behalf of emperor Gia Long and his son Prince Cảnh ... In a funeral oration dated 8 December 1799, Gia Long praised Pigneau de Behaine's involvement in the defense of the country, as well as their personal friendship ...
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