Nguyễn Huy Tự (阮輝嗣, 1743–1790), pen name Uẩn Trai, is an intellect and a Lê dynasty official.

Background edit

Nguyễn Huy Tự was born in a famous academic family in Trường Lưu village, Lai Thach commune, Lai Thạch town, La Sơn district, Đức Quang district, Nghệ Antown (Truong Loc commune, Can Loc district, Hà Tĩnh province).

  • He was the son of ‘‘Thám hoa’’ Nguyễn Huy and son-in-law of Dr. ‘‘Nguyễn Khản’’ (Nguyễn Du brother) in Tien Dien Commune, Nghi Xuan District, Ha Tinh Province.
  • At the age of 17, Nguyen Huy Tu passed the fifth Thi Hương at Nghệ An School. In the beginning, he was promoted to the office of lectures in the ‘‘Lượng Vương’’ palace (Trịnh Sâm). Shortly thereafter, he was promoted to ‘‘Binh phiên câu kê’’ [1] int Trinh Doanh Palace.
  • In 1767, he was promoted as ‘‘Hồng lô tự thừa’’.
  • In 1768 , he was appointed to be ‘‘Tri Phủ’’ [2] of Quoc Oai.
  • In 1790, he was invited by King Quang Trung to Phu Xuan. He was a ‘‘Hữu Thị Lang’’ for the Tây Sơn. But immediately after that, he was seriously ill and died on July 27, 1790 in Phu Xuan, 47 years old.

References edit

  • Nguyễn Thạch Giang, Văn học thế kỷ 18. Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội, Hà Nội, 2004.
  • Lại Văn Hùng, mục từ "Nguyễn Huy Tự" trong Từ điển văn học (bộ mới). Nhà xuất bản Thế giới, 2004.

External links edit

  1. ^ a kind of detective officer
  2. ^ similar to governor nowaday