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King Pye of Tungoo

BORN : 26 MAY 1619
DIED : 14 APR 1672

FATHER : King Thalun of Tungoo [17 JUN 1584 - 27 AUG 1648]
MOTHER : Lady Khin Myat Hset of Pinya

PARTNER : Queen Khin Ma Latt

  1. King Narawara of Tungoo [1650 - 27 FEB 1673]



NOTES:
10th King of Burma [3.6.1661] - [14.4.1672]
Viceroy of Prome [13.9.1650] - [3.6.1661]
He was appointed Prince of Pye; he staged a coup in 1661, and overthrew his now unpopular brother and crowned himself King of Ava on 7th September 1661 as Maha Pawara Dhamma Yaza Lawka Dipadi; he suppressed a Mon rebellion in 1661, drove th e occupying Siamese forces out of Chiang Mai also in 1661 and successfully resisted an invasion by Qing forces in 1662; the rest of his reign was uneventful.



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