ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ, 1915-1947

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1915-02-13
Death 1947-07-19
Gender:
Male
English, Burmese

Biographical notes:

1938 joined Dohbama Asi-ayone; 1938-1940 head office general secretary, Dohbama Asi-ayone; 1939 helped to found Bama-htwet-yat Ghine (Freedom Bloc); 1940 attended the Indian National Congress Assembly, Ramgarh, India; 1940 fled Burma after the British government issued a warrant for his arrest; 1941 returned to Burma, founded the Burma Independence Army (BIA) in Bangkok, Thailand; 1942 reformed the Burma Independence Army as the Burma Defence Army (BDA); 1943 war minister, Burma National Army (BMA); 1944 founded the Anti-Fascist Organisation (AFO); 1945 led the Burmese National Army in a revolt against the Japanese occupation; 1946 president of Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL); 1947 signed an agreement with British prime minister, Clement Atlee, guaranteeing Burma's independence within a year.

Epithet: Burmese revolutionary and nationalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x0000dc

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Places:

  • Chin Hills, Burma (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Shan States, Burma (as recorded)
  • Simla, India (as recorded)
  • Simla, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Darjeeling, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Rangoon, Myanmar (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)