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Nguyễn Xuân Ôn (1825–1889) was a Vietnamese anti-French nationalist revolutionary, who led the Can Vuong's military operations in Nghe An Province in north central Vietnam.[1] He was captured after a former bodyguard was caught by the French and forced to lead an attack on On's headquarters in 1887. He was jailed and died in custody.[2]

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  1. Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker The A to Z of Vietnam, 2010, p.285 entry Nguyễn Xuân Ôn (1825–1889)
  2. Erica J. Peters - Appetites and Aspirations in Vietnam: Food and Drink in the ... 2011 - Page 95 "Rice liquor became a symbol of Vietnam in the nineteenth century, as French colonizers encroached more and more on the ... And when the French were taking the north, Nguyễn Xuân Ôn similarly asked, “Where will we now find the sweet ..."

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