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Another book published about Emperor Ham Nghi

TTH.VN - With special affection for Emperor Ham Nghi, Mr. Gérard Chapuis has diligently collected the emperor's paintings and searched for information in French bibliographic sources, documents, books, and newspapers related to Emperor Ham Nghi to write this book.

Descendant of Emperor Ham Nghi talking with students in HueContinuing the cooperation in collecting and researching about Emperor Ham NghiAn original painting of Emperor Ham Nghi to be displayedExhibition about Emperor Ham Nghi considered to be held in Hue

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The Hue Monuments Conservation Center is going to imminently publish the book entitled “Emperor Ham Nghi: Memories of the journey in El Biar”.

The book is a passionate work by the Vietnamese-French writer Mr. Gérard Chapuis about the life and artistic activities of Emperor Ham Nghi in Algeria, from the time he was in exile until hisdeath. With special affection for Emperor Ham Nghi, Mr. Gérard Chapuis has diligently collected the emperor's paintings and searched for information in French bibliographic sources, documents, books, and newspapers related to Emperor Ham Nghi to write this book.

This over 300-page book includes 15 chapters about the life and career of Emperor Ham Nghi, his one-way journey; his friends and saviors during the initial days in Algeria; the Emperor’s marriage and family life; and his position in Vietnamese art, and so on…

The book is a precious source of historical documents for those who want to study the life of Emperor Ham Nghi.

By Minh Hien
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