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Burmese historians

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The list Burmese historians includes Myoma Myint Kywe, Saya Zawgyi, Htin Aung, John Sydenham Furnivall and Thant Myint-U. The list consists of 22 members.
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    Myoma Myint Kywe

    Burmese historian and journalist
    Myoma Myint Kywe
    Overview: Myoma Myint Kywe (Burmese: မြို့မ-မြင့်ကြွယ်, pronounced [mjo̰ mə-mjɪ̰ɴ tɕwɛ̀]; also U Myint Kywe; born 14 April 1960) is a famous Burmese writer and historian.
    Date of birth: 14 April 1960
    Age: 61
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Writer
    Gender: Male
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    Saya Zawgyi

    Burmese writer
    Saya Zawgyi
    Overview: Zawgyi (Burmese: ဇော်ဂျီ, ; born Thein Han (သိန်းဟန်, ); 12 April 1907 - 26 September 1990) was a distinguished and leading Burmese poet, author, literary historian, critic, scholar and academic. His name ...
    Date of birth: 12 April 1907
    Date of death: 26 September 1990
    Age: 83 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Writer
    Gender: Male
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    Htin Aung

    Burmese historian and writer
    Htin Aung
    Overview: Htin Aung (Burmese: ထင်အောင် also Maung Htin Aung; 18 May 1909 – 10 May 1978) was an important author and scholar of Burmese culture and history. Educated at Oxford and Cambridge, Htin Aung wrote several ...
    Date of birth: 18 May 1909
    Date of death: 10 May 1978
    Age: 68 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Writer
    Gender: Male
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    Overview: John Sydenham Furnivall (often cited as JS Furnivall or J.S. Furnivall) was a British-born colonial public servant and writer in Burma. He is credited with coining the concept of the plural society and ...
    Date of birth: 14 February 1878
    Date of death: 7 July 1960
    Age: 82 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Historian
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    Thant Myint-U

    Burmese historian
    Overview: Thant Myint-U (Burmese: သန့်မြင့်ဦး born 31 January 1966) is a Burmese historian, writer, grandson of former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant, former UN official, and former special adviser ...
    Date of birth: 31 January 1966
    Age: 55
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Historian
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    Chen Yi-sein
    Overview: Chen Yi-sein (Burmese: ရည်စိန်; Chinese: 陳孺性; Jyutping: can4 jyu4 sing3; 8 January 1924 – 23 March 2005) was a Sino-Burmese scholar who specialized in Burma–China relations from the mid-1950s until ...
    Date of birth: 8 January 1924
    Date of death: 23 March 2005
    Age: 81 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Sao Saimong

    Government ministers of Burma
    Sao Saimong
    Overview: Sao Sāimöng or Sao Sāimöng Mangrāi (13 November 1913 – 14 July 1987) was a member of the princely family of Kengtung State. He was a government minister in Burma (now Myanmar) soon after independence; ...
    Date of birth: 13 November 1913
    Date of death: 14 July 1987
    Age: 73 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    San C. Po

    Burmese politician
    Overview: Sir San Crombie Po, CBE (4 October 1870 – 7 June 1946) was a Karen nationalist who devoted himself to improving the situation of the Karen people of Burma in the early 20th century.
    Date of birth: 1870
    Date of death: 1946
    Age: 75 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Politician
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    Ba Than (historian)
    Overview: Ba Than (Burmese: ဘသန်း, 1870s – c. 1931) was a Burmese school teacher, writer, and historian in the early 20th century British Burma. He is best known for his seminal Burmese history textbook Myanmar ...
    Date of birth: 1870
    Date of death: 1931
    Age: 60 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Daw Kyan

    Burmese historian
    Daw Kyan
    Overview: Kyan (Burmese: ကြန်, 1 July 1918 – 16 November 2019), known honorifically as Daw Kyan (Burmese: ဒေါ်ကြန်, ), was a Burmese historian and writer who specialized in the history of Burma under British colony ...
    Date of birth: 1 July 1918
    Date of death: 16 November 2019
    Age: 101 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Overview: Victor B. Lieberman (born 22 July 1945) is an historian of early modern Southeast Asia and Eurasia. He presently serves as the Raoul Wallenberg Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor ...
    Date of birth: 22 July 1945
    Age: 76
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Kyaw Thet

    Historian
    Kyaw Thet
    Overview: Kyaw Thet (Burmese: ကျော်သက်, 1921–2008) was a historian of Burma, and professor of Burmese and Eastern History Studies at the University of Rangoon. He is of Burman, Mon and Chinese descent. Kyaw Thet ...
    Date of birth: 1921
    Date of death: 2008
    Age: 86 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Ba Shin

    Burmese politician and historian
    Ba Shin
    Overview: U Ba Shin (born in 1914 in Ywarkauk, Pyinmana) is a colonel and noted historian and was a member of The Myanmar History Commission and Islamic Religious Affairs Council.
    Date of birth: 1914
    Date of death: 1971
    Age: 56 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Politician
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    Than Tun

    Burmese historian
    Overview: Than Tun (Burmese: သန်းထွန်း, 6 April 1923 – 30 November 2005) was an influential Burmese historian as well as an outspoken critic of the military junta of Burma. For his lifelong contributions to the ...
    Date of birth: 6 April 1923
    Date of death: 30 November 2005
    Age: 82 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Overview: Hla Thamein (Burmese: လှသမိန်; 7 February 1923 – 12 January 2000) was a Burmese scholar and writer, specializing in Burmese culture, the Burmese language, and Burmese history.
    Date of birth: 7 February 1923
    Date of death: 12 January 2000
    Age: 76 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Overview: Saw Tun Aung Chain (Burmese: စောထွန်းအောင်ချိန်) is a Burmese historian and academic at the University of Yangon, known for his scholarship on Burmese history.
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Overview: Maung Than Swe (Dawei) (မောင်သန်းဆွေ (ထားဝယ်); born 28 November 1941) is a renowned Burmese historian, writer, and a former deputy Minister of Culture of Myanmar. He is well known for his writing about ...
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Thet Tun

    Burmese writer and historian
    Overview: Wunna Kyawhtin Thet Tun (6 August 1926 - 4 July 2012) was a Burmese ambassador, writer and historian.
    Date of birth: 6 August 1926
    Date of death: 4 July 2012
    Age: 85 (age at death)
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Overview: U Kala (Burmese: ဦးကုလား) is a Burmese historian and chronicler best known for compiling the Maha Yazawin (lit. 'Great Royal Chronicle'), the first extensive national chronicle of Burma. U Kala single ...
    Date of death: 1738
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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    Thaw Kaung

    Burmese librarian and historian
    Overview: Sithu Thaw Kaung (Burmese: သော်ကောင်း) is a Burmese university librarian, historian and leading authority in Asian library studies. He specializes in the preservation and archival of traditional documents ...
    Nationality: Burmese
    Occupation: Historian
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