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Myanmar (Burma) ranks 133rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Guinea-Bissau, Guadeloupe, and Gabon. Memorable people born in present day Myanmar (Burma) include Aung San Suu Kyi, U Thant, and Aung San. Memorable people who died in Myanmar (Burma) include Aung San, Bahadur Shah Zafar, and U Nu. Myanmar (Burma) has been the birth place of many politicians and social activists and the death place of many politicians and mafiosos.

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is the largest country in Mainland Southeast Asia, and has a population of about 54 million as of 2017. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. The country's capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon). Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1015 and 1968, present day Myanmar (Burma) was the birth place of 26 globally memorable people, including Aung San Suu Kyi, U Thant, and Aung San. Additionaly, 15 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Myanmar (Burma) including Aung San, Bahadur Shah Zafar, and U Nu.

People Born in Present Day Myanmar (Burma)

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Most individuals born in present day Myanmar (Burma) were politicians (18), social activists (2), writers (2), actors (2), and musicians (1),  while most who died were politicians (12), mafiosos (1), swimmers (1), and journalists (1).

Over the past 100 years, politicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Myanmar (Burma), including Than Shwe, Thein Sein, and Htin Kyaw. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Myanmar (Burma), including U Thant, Aung San, and Than Shwe.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 13 globally memorable people born in present day Myanmar (Burma) since 1700.