Win Myint,1951–, Burmese lawyer and political leader. A member of the National League for Democracy (NLD), he spent a brief time in prison during the 1988 uprising against the military government. A close aide to NLD leader Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
, 1945–, Burmese political leader, B.A. Oxford, 1969, Ph.D. Univ. of London, 1985. The daughter of assassinated (1947) nationalist general U Aung San, who is regarded as the founder of modern Myanmar, she lived outside the country after 1960.
..... Click the link for more information. , he was first elected to parliament in 2012. He served as speaker of the lower house of parliament (2016–18) before he was elected president in 2018, succeeding Htin KyawHtin Kyaw
, 1946–, Burmese political leader, grad. Rangoon Univ. (1968, 1975). He served in the ministries of industry (1975–1980) and planning and treasury (1980–92) before resigning from government service.
..... Click the link for more information. . Like his predecessor, he is largely a figurehead; real power is in the hands of Suu Kyi, who is barred from the presidency and serves as state counselor.
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