(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

2 Oct 1893 - Following its defeat in the Franco-Siamese War, Siam (Thailand) cedes Laos to France

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2 Oct 1893 - Following its defeat in the Franco-Siamese War, Siam (Thailand) cedes Laos to France

Description

Following its defeat in the Franco-Siamese War, Siam (Thailand) cedes the entire Kingdom of Laos to France on 2 October 1893. Laos becomes a protectorate of France and joins the larger territory known as French Indochina (which includes Cambodia and Vietnam).

Date

1893-10-02

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Citation

“2 Oct 1893 - Following its defeat in the Franco-Siamese War, Siam (Thailand) cedes Laos to France,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed December 16, 2018, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/119.