1745 - 1819

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Bodawpaya (Burmese: ဘိုးတော်ဘုရား, pronounced [bódɔ̀ pʰəjá]; Thai: ปดุง; 11 March 1745 – 5 June 1819) was the sixth king of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma. Born Maung Shwe Waing and later Badon Min, he was the fourth son of Alaungpaya, founder of the dynasty and the Third Burmese Empire. He was proclaimed king after deposing his nephew Phaungkaza Maung Maung, son of his eldest brother Naungdawgyi, at Ava. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bodawpaya has received more than 112,983 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bodawpaya is the 8,543rd most popular politician (up from 11,592nd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) (up from 18th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Burmese Politician.

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Among politicians, Bodawpaya ranks 8,543 out of 15,710Before him are Ahn Changho, Laura Chinchilla, Sin Sukju, Enric Prat de la Riba, Sobekemsaf II, and Maurice Yaméogo. After him are Automedon, Manuel II of Trebizond, Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Dean Rusk, Eudokia Ingerina, and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey.

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Among people born in 1745, Bodawpaya ranks 25Before him are Jens Juel, Gregory V of Constantinople, Johann Hieronymus Schröter, Caspar Wessel, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, and Antonio José Cavanilles. After him are Isaac Titsingh, Maxim Berezovsky, Olaudah Equiano, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Johann Anton Güldenstädt, and Inō Tadataka. Among people deceased in 1819, Bodawpaya ranks 18Before him are Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, Sophie Blanchard, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne, Alexander Andreyevich Baranov, and Erik Acharius. After him are Alexander Tormasov, John Playfair, Johan David Åkerblad, Valentin Vodnik, John Marshall, and Hannah Van Buren.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Bodawpaya ranks 17 out of 26Before him are Saki (1870), Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), Nick Drake (1948), Thibaw Min (1859), and Win Myint (1951). After him are S. N. Goenka (1924), Saw Maung (1928), Soe Win (1947), Khin Nyunt (1939), Helen (1938), and Charles Maung Bo (1948).

Among POLITICIANS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among politicians born in Myanmar (Burma), Bodawpaya ranks 14Before him are Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), Thibaw Min (1859), and Win Myint (1951). After him are Saw Maung (1928), Soe Win (1947), Khin Nyunt (1939), and Prakash Karat (1948).