1714 - 1760

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Alaungpaya (Burmese: အလောင်းဘုရား, pronounced [ʔəláʊɰ̃ pʰəjá]; also spelled Alaunghpaya or Alaung-Phra; 24 August [O.S. 13 August] 1714 – 11 May 1760) was the founder of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar). By the time of his death from illness during his campaign in Siam, this former chief of a small village in Upper Burma had unified Burma, subdued Manipur, conquered Lan Na and defeated the French and the British who had given help to the Restored Hanthawaddy Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alaungpaya has received more than 164,901 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Alaungpaya is the 4,634th most popular politician (up from 4,935th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) and the 9th most popular Burmese Politician.

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Among politicians, Alaungpaya ranks 4,634 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Batbayan, Emperor Ninken, and Attalus. After him are Empress Kōgyoku, Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco, Kaykhusraw II, Per Albin Hansson, Louis François, Prince of Conti, and García Sánchez II of Pamplona.

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Among people born in 1714, Alaungpaya ranks 10Before him are Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Joseph I of Portugal, Claude Joseph Vernet, Niccolò Jommelli, Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, and Pontiac. After him are Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, George Whitefield, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, and Richard Wilson. Among people deceased in 1760, Alaungpaya ranks 7Before him are George II of Great Britain, Anna Magdalena Bach, Maria Amalia of Saxony, Baal Shem Tov, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, and Nicolaus Zinzendorf. After him are Christoph Graupner, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and George Clifford III.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Alaungpaya ranks 10 out of 26Before him are Than Shwe (1933), U Nu (1907), Bayinnaung (1516), Ne Win (1910), Thein Sein (1944), and Anawrahta (1015). After him are Saki (1870), Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), Nick Drake (1948), Thibaw Min (1859), and Win Myint (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among politicians born in Myanmar (Burma), Alaungpaya ranks 9Before him are Than Shwe (1933), U Nu (1907), Bayinnaung (1516), Ne Win (1910), Thein Sein (1944), and Anawrahta (1015). After him are Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), Thibaw Min (1859), Win Myint (1951), Bodawpaya (1745), and Saw Maung (1928).