Lê Uy Mục

Lê Uy Mục (chữ Hán: 黎威穆; 5 May 1488 – 1 December 1509) also called Lê Tuấn (黎濬) was the eighth emperor of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam. He was ruthless, unpopular, and finally assassinated by his cousin who took the name Lê Tương Dực as the next emperor.[1]


Preceded by
Lê Túc Tông
King of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Lê Tương Dực


  1. Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker -The A to Z of Vietnam 2010- Page 211 "Lê Uy Mục (1488-1509). Seventh emperor (r. 1505-1509) of the Lé dynasty. Lê Uy Mục quickly showed himself to be a ruthless ruler, murdering his grandmother and two of his ministers. His unpopularity led to the popular nickname given to ...He was assassinated by his cousin in 1509, who then seized the throne under the dynastic title of Tương Dực. ... that Vietnam had enjoyed during the 15th century and paved the way for the usurpation of the throne by Mạc Đăng Dung.
  2. Trần Trọng Kim (2005). Việt Nam sử lược (in Vietnamese). Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City General Publishing House. p. 248.
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