Sanay Min

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Sanay
စနေမင်း
King of Burma
Reign 4 May 1698 – 22 August 1714
Coronation 24 July 1698[1]
Predecessor Minye Kyawhtin
Successor Taninganway
Born c. 1 April 1673
Saturday, Late Tagu 1034 ME[note 1]
Ava (Inwa)
Died 22 August 1714 (aged 41)
Wednesday, 14th waxing of Tawthalin 1076 ME[note 2]
Ava
Burial 23 August 1714 [note 3]
Inwa Palace
Consort Maha Dewi[2]
Thiri Dewi
Nanda Dewi
Issue Taninganway
Full name
Thiri Maha Thiha Thura Dhamma Yaza
House Toungoo
Father Minye Kyawhtin
Mother Sanda Dewi[3]
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Sanay Min (Burmese: စနေမင်း, pronounced [sənè mɪ́ɴ]; lit. "Saturday King"; c. 1 April 1673 – 22 August [O.S. 11 August] 1714) was the 13th king of Toungoo dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) who reigned from 1698 to 1714. Sanay ascended to throne after his father Minye Kyawhtin died in 1698. Sanay like his father was ineffectual and the power of Toungoo dynasty continued to decline.[4]

Early life[edit]

Sanay Min was born to King Minye Kyawhtin and his queen Sanda Dewi (née Khin Ma Shwe San Oo) c. April 1673. He was given Dabayin in fief, and was known as Debayin Mintha in his youth. He was made heir apparent on 8 September 1688 (Wednesday, 14th waxing of Tawthalin 1050 ME).[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ (Zata 1960: 48): He was born on a Saturday in Late Tagu of 1034 ME (18 March to 10 April 1673). It means he was born on one of the following Saturdays: 18 March, 25 March, 1 April or 8 April 1673
  2. ^ (Hmannan Vol. 3 2003: 353): Wednesday, 14th waxing of Tawthalin 1076 = 22 August [O.S. 11 August] 1714
  3. ^ (Hmannan Vol. 3 2003: 353): The king was cremated a day later his death in the Inwa Palace.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maha Yazawin Vol. 3 2006: 283
  2. ^ Hmannna Vol. 3 2003: 353–354
  3. ^ Hmannan Vol. 3 2003: 321
  4. ^ Phayre 1967: 140
  5. ^ Maha Yazawin Vol. 3 2006: 260

Bibliography[edit]

Sanay Min
Born: c. 1 April 1673 Died: 22 August 1714
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Minye Kyawhtin
King of Burma
4 May 1698 – 22 August 1714
Succeeded by
Taninganway Min
Preceded by
Narawara
Heir to the Burmese Throne
8 September 1688 – 4 May 1698
Succeeded by
Taninganway Min