Modern History of Vietnam

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Modern History

16th century

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The Le and Mac dynasties competed for power.

The early 16th century including the early 1500s, late 1500s, early 1510s, and late 1510s can be connected. The Le dynasty ruled in Vietnam. The early mid 16th century including the early 1520s, late 1520s, early 1530s, and late 1530s can be connected. A rebellion against the Le dynasty resulted in the establishment of the Mac dynasty in 1527. The mid 16th century including the early 1540s, late 1540s, early 1550s, and late 1550s can be connected. Civil war between the northern (Mac) and southern (restored Le) dynasties began. The late mid 16th century including the early 1560s, late 1650s, early 1570s, and late 1570s can be connected. Civil war between the northern (Mac) and southern (restored Le) dynasties continued. The late 16th century including the early 1580s, late 1580s, early 1590s, and late 1590s can be connected. Civil war between the Le and Mac dynasties ended with the defeat of the Mac in 1592.

17th century

The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. The Trinh and Nguyen rulers divided the country.

The early 17th century including the early 1600s, late 1600s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. The Trinh lords succeeded the Le dynasty in the north of Vietham. The Nguyen dynasty was established in the south of Vietnam. The early mid 17th century including the early 1620s, late 1620s, early 1630s, and late 1630s can be connected. A war between the Trinh and Ngyyen broke out. The mid 17th century including the early 1640s, late 1640s, early 1650s, and late 1650s can be connected. The Trinh-Nguyen war continued. The late mid 17th century including the early 1660s, late 1660s, early 1670s, and late 1670s can be connected. A truce was established between the Trinh and Nguyen rulers. The late 17th century including the early 1680s, late 1680s, early 1690s, and late 1690s can be connected. The Trinh ruled in the north of Vietnam, while the Nguyen ruled in the south.

18th century

The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected.

The early 18th century including the early 1700s, late 1700s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. The Trinh ruled in the north of Vietnam, while the Nguyen ruled in the south. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. The Trinh ruled in the north of Vietnam, while the Nguyen ruled in the south. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1750s, and late 1750s can be connected. A long truce in the Trinh-Nguyen war ended. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. The Trinh-Ngyyen war came to an end, but a rebellion called the Tay Son rebellion began. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1780s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected. Following the Tay Son rebellion, there was civil war in Vietnam among three factions.

19th century

The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. The Nguyen dynasty was established. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. The Nguyen dynasty ruled Vietnam, and there was some conflict with the French. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. The Nguyen dynasty ruled Vietnam and increasingly came into conflict with the French. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. The French began to conquer and colonize Vietnam. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. The French ruled Vietnam.

20th century

The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected. The French ruled Vietnam. The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected. The French ruled Vietnam. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. Vietnam was invaded by Japan in WW II. Following the war, the French were defeated and the country was divided between North Vietnam and South Vietnam.

Late mid 20th century

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected.

The early 1960s including 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965 can be connected. The US escalated its role in Vietnam by sending military advisors to South Vietnam. The late 1960s including 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 can be connected. The United States backed South Vietnam against North Vietnam in the Vietnam war. The early 1970s including 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 can be connected. The US withdrew its forces from South Vietnam in 1973, and in 1975, North Vietnam conquered South Vietnam. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be connected. Vietnam sent many Vietnamese to re-education camps and thousands fled the country. Vietnam invaded neighboring Cambodia and deposed Pol Pot. China then invaded Vietam but was repulsed.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be connected. The postwar Vietnamese crackdown on capitalism led to a breakdown in the Vietnamese economy.The late 1980s including 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be connected. Vietnam began implementing market-oriented reforms. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be connected. Economic reforms continued. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected. Economic reforms continued.

Early 21st century

The early 21st century incuding the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected. Economic reforms continued. Tran Ðuc Luong was President of Vietnam.

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, and 2008 can be connected. Tran Ðuc Luong was succeded as President of Vietnam by Nguyen Minh Triet in 2006. Economic reforms continued. 2009 including the first quarter 2009, second quarter 2009, third quarter 2009, and fourth quarter 2009 can be connected. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected.

Early 2010s

The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 can be connected. Nguyen Minh Triet was succeeded as President of Vietnam in 2011 by Truong Tan Sang.

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected. 2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected.

2013

The first quarter 2013 including January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013 can be connected.

The second quarter 2013 can be connected. April 2013 including 2013 week 14, 2013 week 15, and 2013 week 16 can be connected. 2013 week 17 and 2013 week 18 can be connected.

May 2013 including 2013 week 18, 2013 week 19, 2013 week 20, 2013 week 21, and 2013 week 22 can be connected.

June 2013 including 2013 week 22, 2013 week 23, 2013 week 24, 2013 week 25, 2013 week 26, and 2013 week 27 can be connected.

The third quarter 2013 can be connected.

July 2013 including 2013 week 27, 2013 week 28, 2013 week 29, 2013 week 30, and 2013 week 31 can be connected.

August 2013 including 2013 week 31,2013 week 32, and 2013 week 33 can be connected. September 2013 including 2013 week 36, 2013 week 37, 2013 week 38, 2013 week 39, and 2013 week 40 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2013

October 2013 including 2013 week 40, 2013 week 41, 2013 week 42, 2013 week 43, and 2013 week 44 can be connected. November 2013 including 2013 week 44, 2013 week 45, 2013 week 56, 2012 week 47, and 2013 week 48 can be connected.

December 2013 including 2013 week 49 and 2013 week 50 can be connected. 2013 week 51 can be connected. 2013 week 52 can be connected. 2013 week 53 can be connected.

2014 can be connected. The first quarter 2014 can be connected.

January 2014 including 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. 2014 week 1 has no events reported.

February 2014 including 2014 week 5, 2014 week 6, 2014 week 7, 2014 week 8, and 2014 week 9 can be connected.

March 2014 including 2014 week 10, 2014 week 11, 2014 week 12, 2014 week 13, and 2014 week 14 can be connected. 2014 week 9 can be connected.

2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, third quarter 2015, and fourth quartere 2015 can be connected.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 can be connected. Truong Tan Sang was succeeded as President of Vietnam by Tran Ðai Quang.

2016 including the first quarter 2016 and second quarter 2016 can be connected.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016 and February 2016 can be connected. March 2016 including 2016 week 10, 2016 week 11, 2016 week 12, 2016 week 13, and 2015 week 14 can be connected.

Second quarter 2016

The second quarter 2016 including June 2016 can be connected.

April 2016

April 2016 including 2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected.

2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18 can be connected.

May 2016

May 2016 including 2016 week 19, 2016 week 20, and 2016 week 21 can be connected.

2016 week 19 can be connected. 2016 week 20 can be connected. 2016 week 21 can be connected.

The third quarter 2016 including July 2016, August 2016, and September 2016 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016, November 2016, and December 2016 can be connected.

2017

2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected. The first quarter 2017 including January 2017 and February 2017 can be connected. March 2017 including 2017 week 9, 2017 week 10, 2017 week 11, 2017 week 12, and 2017 week 13 can be connected.

The second quarter 2017 including May 2017 amd June 2017 can be connected. April 2017 including 2017 week 13, 2017 week 14, and 2017 week 15 can be connected.

The third quarter 2017 including July 2017, August 2017, and September 2017 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2017 including October 2017, November 2017, and December 2017 can be connected.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 2 Jan 2017 Last updated 4 Jan 2018