List of famous Burmese people with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous Burmese People
Perched on the southeast portion of Asia, Myanmar, earlier known as Burma, is the largest country in Southeast Asia. The country forwards a vast topography and has something for all kinds of traveller. Interestingly, Myanmar, though independent since 1948, relieved itself from the military dictatorship only in 2011 when the military junta was official dissolved in the country. Despite a civilian government being in power, military still wields a greater control on this country. This promptly explains the presence of a large number of famous and influential military people, who have significantly contributed towards growth and development of their country through their personal endeavours, being in the list of famous Burmese. Some were even famous for their notoriety and infamy like military dictator, U Ne Win. King Alaungpaya was one of three greatest monarchs of Burma, alongside Anawrahta and Bayinnaung. Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was a prominent Burmese activist who fought against the cruelties of U Ne Win and initiated a nonviolent movement towards achieving democracy and human rights. Know more about famous Burmese people, their life and their works with this section given below.
Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
(Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar)

19 June 1945

Yangon

Gemini

Thein SeinThein Sein
(President of Myanmar)

20 April 1945

Kyonku

Aries

U ThantU Thant
(3rd Secretary General of the U.N.)

22 January 1909

25 November 1974

Pantanaw

Aquarius

Ne WinNe Win
(Burmese Politician)

14 May 1911

05 December 2002

Paungdale

Taurus

General Aung SanGeneral Aung San
(Politician)

13 February 1915

19 July 1947

Aquarius

Htin KyawHtin Kyaw
(President of Burma)

20 July 1946

Kungyangon Township, Myanmar (Burma)

Cancer

Aung SanAung San
(Politician, Military personnel)

13 February 1915

19 July 1947

Natmauk

Aquarius

Than ShweThan Shwe
(Politician, Military personnel)

02 February 1933

Kyaukse

Aquarius

Khun SaKhun Sa
(drug lord, entrepreneur)

17 February 1934

26 October 2007

Mongyai Township

Aquarius

U NuU Nu
(Politician)

25 May 1907

14 February 1995

Myanmar

Gemini

Shwe MannShwe Mann
(Military personnel, Politician)

11 July 1947

Kanyutkwin

Cancer

Saw MaungSaw Maung
(politician)

31 December 1928

24 July 1997

Mandalay

Capricorn

Khin KyiKhin Kyi
(Diplomat)

16 April 1912

28 December 1988

Myaungmya

Aries

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