Flags of Myanmar from time to time

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flag1948

1948-1974
The big star was meant for the Union, and 5 smaller stars were for 5 states.

This is the first flag of the independent modern Burma (Myanmar), which was proudly first hoisted at 4:25am, 4th January 1948!

flag1945

1945
Anti-Facist Revolutionary Flag

 

flag-japan

1940-1945
Japanese flag

 

flag1910

1942-1948
Very similar to the previous. The only difference is the feathers of the peacock is redrawn in geometrical diamond-shape patterns

 

flag1910 1

1930-1942
Do-Bamar Assiayone flag (We-Burmans Association flag), as well as Myanmar's national flag after Japan invasion.

 

flag1939

1939 British Ensign
In the diarchy parliament of February 1939, the Governor of Burma officialised this ensign just like other British dominion states. The insignia of the Myanmars, the dancing peacock on that flag was taken from King Mindon's 1-kyat silver coin.

 

flag-uk

1886-1948
British Union Jack flag

 

flag1700

1700-1885
Kongbaung Dynasty Flag

The earliest records shows that this flag was hoisted in Yangon when Myanmar King bought Yangon back from the British for 10 million Kyats in silver coins (360,000 pounds or 163,293.25 kg of silver). This flag was also hoisted on top of the Myanmar ship when minister U Kaung (Kinwun Mingyee) went to Britain during 1800s. It has a white background, with a red peacock biting a branch of flowers. Hoisted with a golden tip at the top of the pole. This original flag was defined as 18 feet high and 27 feet wide.

 

flag1500

1300-1500
The early Mons hoisted this flag of golden Hinthar on a green background.

 

 

 

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