Mạc Hiến Tông

Mạc Hiến Tông
Emperor of Vietnam
Reign 1540-1546
Predecessor Mạc Thái Tông
Successor Mạc Tuyên Tông
Born ?
Died 1546
Full name
Mạc Hiến Tông (莫憲宗)
Temple name
Mạc Thái Tông
House Mac Dynasty

Mạc Hiến Tông (, ? – 1546), birth name Mạc Phúc Hải (), was the third emperor of the Mạc Dynasty of Vietnam from 1540 to 1546.[1] He was born in Cao Đôi village, Bình Hà district (present day Nam Tan, Nam Sach, Hai Duong). He was the oldest son of emperor Mac Thai Tong and grandson of Mac Dang Dung.[2]


  1. Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia Volume 1 - Page 805 Keat Gin Ooi - 2004 "... name is Mac Thai Tong, had already died, so his son Mac Phuc Hai (r. 1541-1546) ascended the throne. In order to win over the people of the Red River delta, Mac rulers did not change the political administration of the Le on a large scale."
  2. 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)."
Preceded by
Mạc Đăng Dung
Emperor of Vietnam
Succeeded by
Mạc Tuyên Tông

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