Sein Win

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This article is about the Prime Minister in exile of Burma. For the Brigadier General and Prime Minister under Ne Win, see Sein Win (Brigadier General).
Dr. Sein Win
စိန်ဝင်း
Prime Minister of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
In office
1990 – 14 September 2012
Succeeded by None
Personal details
Born (1944-12-16) 16 December 1944 (age 70)
Taungdwingyi, Magwe, British Burma
Political party National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
Relations Ba Win (father)
Khin Saw (mother)
Aung San (uncle)
Aung San Suu Kyi (cousin)
Alma mater Hamburg University
University of Rangoon

Dr. Sein Win (Burmese: စိန်ဝင်း, pronounced: [sèiɴ wɪ́ɴ]) is a former Chairman of National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, a "government in exile". He was made unofficial Prime Minister of the Union of Burma, on being elected by the 1990 People's Assembly known as the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, a government-in-exile since 1990.

Biography[edit]

Sein Win was born on the 16th of December 1944 in Taungdwingyi, Burma; he was son of Ba Win and Khin Saw. His father Ba Win, was the elder brother of General Aung San and was part of the cabinet of Aung San. Ba Win was assassinated in 1947, together with Aung San and most of the members of the cabinet, just before Burma gained independence. Sein Win received his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from University of Rangoon in 1965. He received a diploma in mathematics in 1974, and a doctorate of science (Doctor rerum naturalium) from Hamburg University in Germany. He served as a lecturer at University of Colombo in Sri Lanka from 1980 to 1981 and at Nairobi University in Kenya from 1982 to 1984.

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