Thazata

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Thazata
သဇာတ
Ali Shah
AndawThein.jpg
The Andaw-thein Ordination Hall built by King Thazata
King of Arakan
ReignJuly 1515 – c. April 1521
PredecessorSaw O
SuccessorMinkhaung
Bornc. February 1464 (Thursday born)
Mrauk-U
Diedc. April 1521 (aged 57)
Daingkyi?[1]
ConsortSaw Nan-Hset
FatherDawlya[2]
MotherSaw Ru Saw[2]
ReligionTheravada Buddhism

Thazata (Burmese: သဇာတ, Burmese pronunciation: [θəzàta̰]; also known as Ali Shah; 1464–1521) was king of Arakan from 1515 to 1521. He was a son of King Dawlya (r. 1482–1492), and governor of Ramree when he was selected by the ministers to succeed King Saw O. He moved the palace from Mrauk-U to a place called Daingkyi. He died in 1521.[1]

He built the Andaw-thein Ordination Hall.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sandamala Linkara Vol. 2 1999: 28
  2. ^ a b Sandamala Linkara Vol. 2 1999: 25
  3. ^ Gutman 2001: 112

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gutman, Pamela (2001). Burma's Lost Kingdoms: Splendours of Arakan. Bangkok: Orchid Press. ISBN 974-8304-98-1.
  • Sandamala Linkara, Ashin (1931). Rakhine Yazawinthit Kyan (in Burmese). 1–2 (1997–1999 ed.). Yangon: Tetlan Sarpay.
Thazata
Born: c. February 1464 Died: c. April 1521
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Saw O
King of Mrauk-U
July 1515 – c. April 1521
Succeeded by
Minkhaung