Myat Phaya

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H.R.H.
Myat Phaya
Native name မြတ်ဖုရား
Born 7 March 1886
Ratnagiri, British India
Died 21 July 1962 (1962-07-22) (aged 76)
Maymyo, Burma
Cause of death
Cancer
Nationality Burmese
Spouse(s) Kodaw Gyi Naing (1922-1929)
Mya U
Children

George Taw Phayagyi
Edward Taw Phaya
Terence Taw Phayange
Frederick Taw Phayalay
Tessie Phayagyi

Margaret Phayahtwe
Parents Thibaw Min
Supayalat
Relatives Myat Phayalat

Princess Myat Phaya (Burmese: မြတ်ဖုရား; 7 March 1886 - 21 July 1962), born in Ratnagiri, was a daughter of the last ruling king of Burma, King Thibaw. She married her first husband, Kodaw Gyi Naing (died at Rangoon, 22 October 1954 or 11 November 1954), a grandson of Mindat Min in 1922 and divorced him in 1929. She married her second husband, U Mya U (who died during the Japanese occupation), a lawyer.

Her second son Taw Phaya succeeded her older sister Myat Paya Lat as head of the royal household in 1956. She died at Maymyo on 21 July 1962.[1]

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