Was Laos part of French Indochina?

In which year Laos was added to French Indochina?

French Indochina

Indochinese Union Union indochinoise (French) Liên bang Đông Dương (Vietnamese) សហភាពឥណ្ឌូចិន (Khmer) ສະຫະພາບອິນໂດຈີນ (Lao)
• Establishment 17 October 1887
• Addition of Laos 19 April 1899
• Addition of Guangzhouwan 5 January 1900
• Japanese occupation 22 September 1940

What was Laos previously called?

In 1893, the three territories came under a French protectorate and were united to form what is now known as Laos.


Lao People’s Democratic Republic ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ (Lao) Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao (Romanisation)
• French protectorate 1893–1953

When did France annex Laos?

Lan Xang existed as a unified kingdom from 1357 to 1707, divided into the three rival kingdoms of Luang Prabang, Vientiane, and Champasak from 1707 to 1779, fell to Siamese suzerainty from 1779 to 1893, and was reunified under the French Protectorate of Laos in 1893.

Which countries made up Indochina in the 1840s?

Indochina, also called (until 1950) French Indochina or French Indochine Française, the three countries of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia formerly associated with France, first within its empire and later within the French Union.

Where is Laos country located?

How long did France control Laos?

French Indochina/Laos (1945-1954)

What was Vietnam originally called?

Names of Vietnam

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1887–1954 Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)
from 1945 Việt Nam
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