Maung Maung was a Burmese politician, lawyer, writer, and historian. He is best remembered for his service as the President of Burma from 19 August 1988 to 17 September 1990. Maung Maung also worked as a lecturer in Rangoon University and contributed to the Burma Khit Newspaper as an editor.
U Ottama was a Theravada Buddhist author and monk. He is best remembered for leading the independence movement in Burma during British colonial rule. U Ottama kept fighting for the freedom of his country despite being imprisoned on a number of occasions for his anti-colonialist political activities.