Mahn Ba Khaing

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In this Burmese name, Mahn is an honorific.
Mahn Ba Khaing
Minister of Industry
In office
September 1946 – 19 July 1947
Prime Minister Aung San
Preceded by New Office
Personal details
Born (1903-10-26)26 October 1903
Hinthada, British Burma
Died 19 July 1947(1947-07-19) (aged 43)
Yangon, British Burma
Political party AFPFL
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Mahn Ba Khaing (Burmese: မန်းဘခိုင် [máɴ ba̰ kʰàɪɴ]; 26 October 1903 – 19 July 1947) was a Burmese politician who served as the Minister of Industry in Myanmar's pre-independence government. Ba Khaing, an ethnic Karen, was chairman of Karen Youth Union. He and six other cabinet ministers (including Prime Minister Aung San) were assassinated on 19 July 1947 in Yangon.[1] July 19 is commemorated each year as the Martyrs' Day in Myanmar.


  1. ^ Tin Naing Toe (18 July 2010). "Brief Biographies of the Martyrs". Bi-Weekly Eleven (in Burmese) (Weekly Eleven Publishing Group).