Mạc Mậu Hợp

Mạc Mậu Hợp
Emperor of Vietnam
Reign 1562-1592
Predecessor Mạc Tuyên Tông
Successor Mạc Toàn
Born 1560
Died 1592
Full name
Mạc Mậu Hợp (莫茂洽)
Posthumous name
Mạc Mục Tông
House Mạc Dynasty

Mạc Mậu Hợp (chữ Hán: 莫茂洽, 1560 – 1592) was the fifth and effectively last reigning emperor of the Mạc Dynasty of Vietnam from 1562–1592.[1][2] In 1592, the Trịnh Lords under Trịnh Tùng conquered Hanoi along with the rest of the northern provinces. Mạc Mậu Hợp was captured during the retreat and was cut to pieces over three days. Mạc Toàn and other successors continued to hold Cao Bằng.


  1. Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker The A to Z of Vietnam 1461731925 2010 Page 437 "Mạc Dynasty: Mạc Thái Tổ (Mạc Đăng Dung) (1527-30), Mạc Thái Tông (Mạc Đăng Doanh) (1530-40), Mạc Hiến Tông (Mạc Phúc Hải) (1540-46), Mạc Tuyên Tông (Mạc Phúc Nguyên) (1546-64), ruler without imperial titles: Mạc Mậu Hợp (1564-92)."
  2. Keat Gin Ooi Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia Volume 1 - Page 805 2004 "The last emperor of the Mac, Mac Mau Hop (r. 1562-1592), was killed, and the dynasty was overthrown. But some family members, such as Mac Kinh Cung, escaped into the northern mountain area (Cao Bang, Lang Son, etc.) and maintained ..."
Preceded by
Mạc Tuyên Tông
Emperor of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Mạc Toàn

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