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It is defined somewhat arbitrarily as those ethnic groups that were settled in Myanmar in 1823, a year before the first Anglo-Burmese war in which the British conquered Arakan (as Rakhine was officially known until 1989) and other regions of the country.
In the end, this formation of a refugee migrants' community and the dispute between the British and Burmese governments about how to handle it contributed to the outbreak of the Anglo-Burmese war (1824-26).
The borders of the state were defined by convention on the borders of the pre-colonial Burmese empire of King Bodawpaya, prior to the first Anglo-Burmese War (1824-1826).
Previously, the Kingdom of Ahom under Burmese rule, Assam became part of British India after the Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26).
Even after the First Anglo-Burmese War, and the annexation of parts of coastal Burma in 1826, it is unlikely that many people in the UK had even heard of it.
Having just been annexed by the British in the Third Anglo-Burmese war, Leveson would have been in pole position to witness the changes to the newly British-controlled Burma, up until his retirement from the service 25 years later.
13) This state-dominated religious economy continued right up to the final destruction of Burmese statehood with the Third Anglo-Burmese War of 1885, after which the colonial state followed its avowed 'principles' of religious non-interference and left the Thathanabaing and the Sangha at large to fend for themselves.
They have been unable to prove their right to live there since they cannot fulfil the stipulations of a 1982 law that states they must prove they lived in Myanmar prior to 1823 -- before the Anglo-Burmese War -- to obtain nationality.
Burma became the British colony since 1826, where after the 3rd Anglo-Burmese War the bulk of the Myanmar army surrendered to the British but the ethnic nationalities stay on as usual under the administration of their respective chiefs, even though most of them, except the Karenni (now forcibly change to Kayah), acknowledge the suzerainty of the British colonial empire.
Thibaw's defeat in the Third Anglo-Burmese War marked the end of centuries of royal rule, and the country also known as Burma remained part of the British empire until 1948.
The Third Anglo-Burmese War (1890) ended after only a few weeks, although resistance continued among the northern tribes until the British resorted to the destruction of villages and crops to defeat the last holdouts.
However, warfare on the part of the Konbaung kingdom continued until the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26).