King Le Dai Hanh (941-1005) alias Le Hoan founded the pre-Le dynasty Dai Co Viet, reigned from 980 to his death. The king was the emperor who defeated the Song army in the North, the Chiem army in the South, preserved and consolidated the independence and also had many merits in the diplomatic career, building and creating Dai Co Viet country with capital Hoa Lu near Tam Coc Ninh Binh
King Le Hoan was the emperor who created the premise and conditions for later King Ly Cong Uan to be able to move the capital from Hoa Lu near Tam Coc Ninh Binh to Thang Long in 1010, opening a long-term development era of Thang Long capital. Long – Hanoi.
Although history is always something of a mystery, posterity cannot deny the merits of King Le Hoan. Unlike Dinh Tien Hoang’s tomb, Le Dai Hanh’s tomb is located at the foot of the mountain, there are many theories but there is a passage as follows. Before becoming king, Le Hoan was Dinh Bo Linh’s servant. He did not dare to be buried in the same mountain with King Dinh, but only dared to stand behind the mountain, at the foot of the mountain in Hoa Lu near Tam Coc Ninh Binh