Lê Trung Tông (Revival Lê dynasty)

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Lê Trung Tông (chữ Hán: 黎中宗, 1535–1556), birth name Lê Duy Huyên (黎維暄), imperial name Vũ Hoàng đế, was an emperor of the Later Lê Dynasty, one of the 250 years of figurehead emperors, who reigned 1548–1556. He succeeded Lê Trang Tông (1533–1548) and was succeeded by Lê Anh Tông (1556–1573). Though power remained with the Nguyen Lords having seized control of the southern part of the country up to Thanh Hoa since 1545, and the north divided between the last emperors of the Mạc dynasty and the Trịnh Lords.

Lê Trung Tông
Emperor of Đại Việt
Emperor of Revival Lê dynasty
Reign1548 - 1556
PredecessorLê Trang Tông
SuccessorLê Anh Tông
RegentTrịnh Kiểm
Born1535
Died24 January 1556
Burial
Diên Lăng (景陵)
Full name
Lê Duy Huyên (黎維暄)
Era name and dates
Thuận Bình (順平): 1548 - 1556
Posthumous name
Vũ Hoàng đế (武皇帝)
Temple name
Trung Tông (中宗)
HouseRevival Lê dynasty
FatherLê Trang Tông

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Preceded by
Lê Trang Tông
Emperor of Vietnam
1548–1556
Succeeded by
Lê Anh Tông