|Mahn Win Maung |
|3rd President of Burma|
13 March 1957 – 2 March 1962
U Nu |
|Preceded by||Ba U|
|Succeeded by||Ne Win Prime minister and de facto Head of State, titular Head of State after 1974|
17 April 1916|
Hlezeit village, Kyonpyaw Township, Bassein District, Lower Burma, British India
4 July 1989 (aged 73)|
|Alma mater||University of Rangoon|
Mahn Win Maung (Burmese: မန်းဝင်းမောင် [máɴ wɪ́ɴ màʊɴ]; 17 April 1916 – 4 July 1989) was the third president of the Union of Burma (Myanmar). He was appointed president by Prime Minister U Nu in March 1957. He served for five years until 2 March 1962, when General Ne Win's military coup d'état ousted Nu's government.
Win Maung was an ethnic Karen born on 17 April 1916 in the Irrawaddy delta, son of Daw Tharya and U Shwe Yin. He graduated with a B.A. from Rangoon University's Judson College in 1937. Between 1947 and 1956 he was variously Minister of Ministry of Mining and Labour, Minister of the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication and Minister of the Ministry of Water, Air and Coastal Ship. He was imprisoned between 1962 and 1967.
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