Lê Quý Đôn

Philosopher, Author

1726 – 1784

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Who was Lê Quý Đôn?

Lê Quý Đôn was an 18th-century Vietnamese philosopher, poet, encyclopedist, and government official. His pseudonym was Quế Đường. He was a native of Duyen Ha village in present-day Thai Binh Province. He is considered one of the most outstanding and prolific Vietnamese savants of the early modern period.

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Born
Aug 2, 1726
Hung Ha District
Also known as
  • Duẫn Hậu
  • Doãn Hậu
  • Lê Danh Phương
  • Quế Đường
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Nationality
  • Vietnam
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Died
Jun 11, 1784
Duy Tien District

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on July 23, 2013

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