Myat Paya Lat

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Myat Paya Lat
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Native name မြတ်ဘုရားလတ်
Born 4 October 1883
Royal Palace, Burma
Died 4 April 1956 (1956-04-05) (aged 72)
Kalimpong, India
Nationality Burmese
Children 4 sons
Parent(s) Thibaw Min
Supayalat
Relatives Myat Phaya

Princess Myat Paya Lat (Burmese: မြတ်ဘုရားလတ်, pronounced: [mjaʔ pʰəjá laʔ]; 4 October 1883 – 4 April 1956) was the most senior member of the Burmese Royal Household after the death of her father, King Thibaw while in exile in 1916. Born at the Royal Palace to Thibaw and Supayalat, Mandalay, the princess married at the Collector’s Bungalow, Ratnagiri, Bombay, India, 20 February 1917, Khin Maung Lat [Burma Raja Sahib], Private Secretary to Ex-King Thibaw, sometime Officer in the Indian Police, a nephew of King Thibaw and son of the "Duke and Duchess" of Ngape and Mindat. She died at Kalimpong, India, 4 April 1956, having adopted the son of her Nepalese maidservant.

Myat Paya Lat
Born: 4 October 1883
Royal titles
Preceded by
Thibaw Min
Heir to the Burmese Throne
1916 – 1956
Succeeded by
Taw Phaya

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