First Day Cover
This cover was postmarked on January 28, 1972, the date of issue of the Vua Quang-Trang commemoratives. Known as Nguyen Hue, this general was one of three leaders of the Tay Son rebellion. In 1788 he led his troops from Phu Xuan (Hue) to Thang Long (Hanoi) in thirty-five days. There he defeated 290 000 Qing invaders. In the same year he declared himself emperor.