U Nu

1907 - 1995

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Nu (Burmese: နု; pronounced [nṵ]; 25 May 1907 – 14 February 1995), known honorifically as U Nu (Burmese: ဦးနု; pronounced [ʔú nṵ]) or Thakin Nu, was a leading Burmese statesman, politician, nationalist, and political figure of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of U Nu has received more than 298,118 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). U Nu is the 3,515th most popular politician (up from 4,515th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) (up from 9th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, U Nu ranks 3,515 out of 15,710. Before him are Sumu-abum, Emperor Ōgimachi, David Cameron, Ferhat Abbas, Emperor Zhang of Han, and Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal. After him are Othniel, Lionel Jospin, Urukagina, Hayme Hatun, Henry II, Duke of Austria, and Harvey Milk.

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Among people born in 1907, U Nu ranks 54Before him are H. L. A. Hart, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Lê Duẩn, Ray Milland, Pujie, and Yoshiko Kawashima. After him are Cesar Romero, Miklós Rózsa, Franz Jägerstätter, Horia Sima, Charles Eames, and Shiro Teshima. Among people deceased in 1995, U Nu ranks 44Before him are Christian B. Anfinsen, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Aziz Nesin, Rory Gallagher, Roger Zelazny, and Gerald Durrell. After him are Alonzo Church, Lita Grey, Miklós Rózsa, Rose Kennedy, Edda Mussolini, and Ernest Walton.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), U Nu ranks 5 out of 26. Before him are Aung San Suu Kyi (1945), U Thant (1909), Aung San (1915), and Than Shwe (1933). After him are Bayinnaung (1516), Ne Win (1910), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), Saki (1870), and Htin Kyaw (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among politicians born in Myanmar (Burma), U Nu ranks 4Before him are U Thant (1909), Aung San (1915), and Than Shwe (1933). After him are Bayinnaung (1516), Ne Win (1910), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), Htin Kyaw (1946), Diana Abgar (1859), and Thibaw Min (1859).