Famous People of Myanmar

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King Anawrahta

    King Anawrahta, also spelled ANIRUDDHA, the first king of all of Myanmar, (reigned 1044-77), who introduced his people to Theravada Buddhism.

King Wareru

    King Wareru was famous king of Hanthawaddy (Hansavadi, or Bago), who ruled over the Mon people of Lower Myanmar. He was also called Magado or Chao Fa Rua.

 King Narameikhla

    King Narameikhla was the founder and first king of the Myohaung (old city) dynasty in Rakhine, the maritime country lying to the west of Lower Myanmar on the Bay of Bengal, which had been settled by the Myanmar in the 10th century. He was also called Meng Soamwun.

King Tabinshwehti

    King Tabinshwehti was the king who unified Myanmar and reigned from 1531 until 50. He was the second monarch of the Taungoo dynasty, which his father, Minkyinyo, had founded in 1486.

King Bayinnaung

    King Bayinnaung was also known as Braginoco or Barinnaung. He was the king of the Taungoo dynasty and reigned from 1551 to 81 in Myanmar.

King Nanda

    He was the king of the Taungoo dynasty of Myanmar whose reign (1581-99) ended with the dismemberment of the empire established by his father, Bayinnaung.

King Binnya Dala

    King Binnya Dala was the last king of Bago in southern Myanmar, whose independence from the northern Myanmars was revived briefly between 1740 and 1757.

King Alaungpaya

    King Alaungpaya was also known as U Aung Zeya, and also meaning "The Victorious" in Myanmar. He was born in Shwebo in upper Myanmar.

King Hsinbyushin

    King Sinbyushin, was the third king of the Alaungpaya, or Konbaung dynasty in Myanmar. He pursued a policy of expansion at the expense of practically all his neighbours.

King Bodawpaya

    King Bodawpaya was one of the greatest king of Myanmar, sixth monarch of the Alaungpaya, or Konbaung, dynasty, in whose reign (1782-1819) the long conflict began with the British.

King Bagyidaw

    Bagyidaw, king of Myanmar from 1819 to 1837. The seventh monarch of the Konbaung, or Alaungpaya dynasty, he was defeated in the First Anglo-Myanmar War (1824-26). As a result of his defeat,

General Maha Bandoola

    General Maha Bandoola was one of Myanmar's brave general who fought against the British in the First Anglo-Myanmar War.

King Tharrawaddy

    King Tharyarwaddy was the eighth king of the Alaungpaya, or Konbaung, dynasty of Myanmar, who repudiated the Treaty of Yandabo and nearly brought about a war with the British.

King Mindon

    King Mindon was the king of Myanmar from 1853 to 1878. His reign was notable both for its reforms and as a period of cultural flowering in the period before the imposition of complete colonial rule.

King Thibaw

    King Thibaw was the 11th generation of the Konbaung Dynasty. King Thibaw was the last king of the Myanmar Monarch.

Sayar San

    Sayar San's real name was U Ya Gyaw. He was born in Thayet Kan, Shwebo District, Mandalay Division. Once he became the leader of anti-British rebellion of 1930-32 in Myanmar, he was known as Saya San.

General Aung San

    General Aung San was born on 13 Feb 1915, Natmauk, Myanmar.

Dr. M Shaw Loo

    Dr. M Shaw Loo has to be the first medical doctor from Myanmar. He was the son of U Shwe Thet and Daw Phwar. They descendants of Mon race and were Christians.

Crown Prince Ka Naung

    Crown Prince Ka Naung was a son of King Tharrawaddy Min and Chief Queen Min Myat Shwe, a grand daughter of Hsinbyushin.

U Shwe Yoe

    U Shwe Yoe's original name was U Ba Ga Lay. He was a pioneer famous Cartoonist, Actor, Comedian and Dancer.

Nandawshay Sayar Tin

    Nandashay Sayar Tin was the most famous Musician and Composer of Myanmar Music history. He was the composer of Myanmar National Anthem.

 

 

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