Trưng sisters

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Trưng Sisters
The Trưng sisters ride elephants into battle in this Đông Hồ style painting.
VietnameseHai Bà Trưng
Literal meaningTwo ladies Trưng

The Trưng sisters were military leaders in Vietnam. They were the heads of the country three years after rebelling in AD 40. They had higher education, they achieved success in the field of literature and became the heirs of their father's land.[1] They were recognized as national heroines.

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  1. Rajapaksha, Piumi. "Hai Bà Trưng: The Story of Vietnam's Elephant-Riding Warrior Princesses". Culture Trip. Retrieved 2018-10-29.