POLITICIAN

U Nu

1907 - 1995

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Nu (Burmese: ဦးနု; pronounced [ʔú nṵ]; 25 May 1907 – 14 February 1995), commonly known as U Nu also known by the honorific name Thakin Nu, was a leading Burmese statesman and nationalist politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of U Nu has received more than 420,843 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). U Nu is the 5,396th most popular politician (down from 3,509th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) (down from 5th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Politician.

U Nu is most famous for his leadership during the first period of parliamentary democracy in Burma. He was a founding member of the Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League, which became the Burmese Communist Party. He was also the first Prime Minister of Burma and served from 1948 to 1962.

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  • 3.18

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, U Nu ranks 5,396 out of 15,577Before him are Odo I, Duke of Burgundy, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Conrad, Margrave of Meissen, Antony Blinken, Kenneth Kaunda, and Fouad Mebazaa. After him are Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Philip IV of Macedon, Letsie III of Lesotho, Nikola Zhekov, Carausius, and Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, U Nu ranks 78Before him are Leonor Fini, Charles Eames, Nicolaus von Below, Ko Takamoro, Cab Calloway, and Junji Nishikawa. After him are Run Run Shaw, John Mauchly, Herbert Kappler, Pierre Mendès France, Franz Jägerstätter, and Trường Chinh. Among people deceased in 1995, U Nu ranks 67Before him are Carlos Monzón, Ko Takamoro, Ernest Mandel, Joseph Needham, Yves Congar, and Nathan Rosen. After him are Heiner Müller, Morarji Desai, Günter Guillaume, Georges Canguilhem, Takeo Fukuda, and Mehdi Bazargan.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), U Nu ranks 12 out of 34Before him are Ne Win (1910), Bayinnaung (1516), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), and Min Aung Hlaing (1956). After him are Htin Kyaw (1946), Win Myint (1951), Diana Abgar (1859), Thibaw Min (1859), Saki (1870), and Tabinshwehti (1516).

Among POLITICIANS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among politicians born in Myanmar (Burma), U Nu ranks 10Before him are Ne Win (1910), Bayinnaung (1516), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), and Min Aung Hlaing (1956). After him are Htin Kyaw (1946), Win Myint (1951), Diana Abgar (1859), Thibaw Min (1859), Tabinshwehti (1516), and Bodawpaya (1745).