ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ, 1915-1947

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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

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referencedIn Burmese Immigrants in Indiana, 2001-2002 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
referencedIn Maung Maung, U, 1920-. U Aung San : his military life / Maung Maung. Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers of Sir E N Larmour, Burma Civil Service, 1940-47, 1940-1948 British Library
referencedIn Carlyle Edmund Seppings papers., 1921-1950 British Library
referencedIn John R Marr papers., 1946-1948 British Library
referencedIn John Whitehead papers., 1947 British Library
referencedIn British Burma Commission Association: papers relating to the interests of retired members of the Burma Civil Service (class 1), 1956-1998 British Library
referencedIn Kenneth C Walker papers., 1947 British Library
referencedIn `Burma Bride': memoir by Sylvia Molloy, wife of Patrick Reginald Hembrough Molloy (b 1912), Burma Civil Service 1938-48, giving an account of her life in Burma; with appendix by Molloy describing the scene in the Burmese Council Chamber immediately ..., 1940-1947 British Library
referencedIn Thein Pe Myint papers., 1930-1964 British Library
referencedIn Recollections of events in Burma 1941-48, 1941-1948 British Library
referencedIn An unpublished paper entitled "The Separation of Burma from the British Commonwealth: The Agonies of a Developing Country (Burma 1942-1962)" by Dr. Nalini Ranjan Chakravati (d2001), Deputy Secretary, Finance & Revenue Department, Government of Burma ..., 1942-1962 British Library
creatorOf ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ, Builʻ khyupʻ, 1915-1947. The unforgettable speeches of General Aung San / presented by Mg Kyaw Yin. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Christopher Arnold Mcdowall papers., 1940-1961 British Library
referencedIn Original manuscript and transcript copy of an unpublished paper entitled "General Aung San: His Policy for India and Indian Interests in Burma" by Dr. Nalini Ranjan Chakravati (D2001), Deputy Secretary, Finance & Revenue Department, Government of Bur..., 1990 British Library
referencedIn Maung Maung papers., 1940-1947 British Library
referencedIn Sir Edward Noel, alias Nick Larmour papers., 1940-1948 British Library
referencedIn Claude Hugh Morley Toye papers., 1947 British Library
referencedIn Arthur George Bottomley papers., 1947 British Library
referencedIn Maung Maung papers., 1931-1960 British Library
referencedIn Rodney S Drake papers., 1949 British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous papers relating to life and politics in Burma, collected by U Maung Maung, Burmese Diplomatic Service; including an autobiography by Daw Ko Latt (b1915); papers on the students movement and the Rangoon University strike of 1936, and ext..., 1915-1959 British Library
referencedIn Paper of Maj-Gen Sir Hubert Rance, chiefly as Governor of Burma 1946-48, 1946-1972 British Library
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associatedWith Maung Maung, U, 1920- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chin Hills, Burma
Calcutta, India
Shan States, Burma
Simla, India
Simla, India
Burma, Asia
Darjeeling, Bengal
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Rangoon, Myanmar
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Burma, Asia
Madras, India
Burma, Asia
Japan, Asia
Burma, Asia
Japan, Asia
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Birth 1915-02-13

Death 1947-07-19

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English,

Burmese

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