Yun San

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Yun San
ယွန်းစံ
Chief queen consort of Burma
Tenure 29 February 1752 – 11 May 1760
Coronation 17 April 1752
Predecessor Maha Nanda Dipadi Dewi
Successor Maha Mingala Yadana Dewi
Born 1713
Siboktara
Died 31 July 1771 (1771-08-01) (aged 58)
Spouse Alaungpaya
Issue six sons and four daughters including
Naungdawgyi
Hsinbyushin
Bodawpaya
Full name
Maha Mingala Yadana Adipati Thiri Yaza Manda Dewi
House Siboktara
Father Thiri Yandaza U Phyo
Mother Daw Nyet
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Me Yun San (Burmese: မယ်ယွန်းစံ [mɛ̀ jʊ́ɴ sàɴ]; 1713–1771) was the chief queen of King Alaungpaya of Burma (Myanmar), and the mother of three kings of Konbaung Dynasty: Naungdawgyi, Hsinbyushin and Bodawpaya.[1] She is known for keeping the peace between her two eldest sons, Naungdawgyi and Hsinbyushin after Alaungpaya died in 1760, allowing Naungdawgyi to succeed Alaungpaya as king.[2] She died in 1771 during Hsinbyushin's reign.

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  1. ^ Buyers 2011: 1
  2. ^ Htin Aung 1967: 171

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Yun San
Born: 1713 Died: 31 July 1771
Royal titles
Preceded by
Maha Nanda Dipadi Dewi
Chief queen consort of Burma
29 February 1752 – 11 May 1760
Succeeded by
Maha Mingala Yadana Dewi