Hsaya San Rebellion

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Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Saya San (Hsaya San) Rebellion —    (1930 1932)    The largest rural uprising during the British colonial period, caused by economic distress, harsh taxation measures, and land foreclosures. Its leader, Saya San (Hsaya San), was a practitioner of traditional medicine, alchemy,… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • San, Saya — orig. Ya Gyaw born Oct. 24, 1876, East Thayetkan, Shewbo district, Burma died Nov. 16, 1931, Tharrawaddy Political leader of Burma (Myanmar). A Buddhist monk, physician, and astrologer in Siam (Thailand) and Burma, he joined an extreme… …   Universalium

  • Saya San — or Galon Saya San (born 24 October 1876, executed 16 November 1931) was a noted monk, a Burmese medicine man or shaman and the leader of the Burmese peasant revolt of 1930 1931 and pretender to the Burmese throne. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • Saya San — est un nom birman ; les principes des noms et prénoms ne s appliquent pas ; U et Daw sont des titres de respect. Saya San (birman ဆရာစံ, sʰəjà sàɴ ; 24 octobre 1876 28 novembre 1931) était un moine bouddhiste et guérisseur birman,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Geschichte Myanmars — Dies ist ein Überblick über die Geschichte Birmas (auch Burma, offiziell Myanmar). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Königreiche Bagan, Bago, Ava und Arakan 2 Britische Herrschaft 2.1 Kolonialtruppen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pacification of Burma —    (1885 1890)    The Third Anglo Burmese War lasted only two weeks, from its outbreak on November 14, 1885, until the occupation of Mandalay on November 28. But the countrywide uprisings that followed, involving thousands of rural based… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • General Council of Burmese Associations —    (GCBA)    Growing out of the General Council of Buddhist Associations, the peak organization of the Young Men s Buddhist Association (YMBA), the GCBA substituted Burmese for Buddhist in its English name at its March 1920 national conference in …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Karens —    (Kayins)    One of Burma s major ethnic groups, considered the third largest after the Burmans (Bamars) and Shans (Tai). In the last official census, taken in 1983, they numbered 2,122,825 6.2 percent of Burma s total population at the time… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Pegu (Bago) Yoma —    A narrow range of hills or low lying mountains (yoma means mountain range in the Burmese [Myanmar] language) that runs north to south from Mount Popa near Myingyan in Mandalay Division to Singuttara (Theingottara) Hill, where the Shwe Dagon… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Wunthanu Athin —     Patriotic or nationalist associations (Ba Maw translates wunthanu as racially faithful ones ) established in rural villages that were closely associated with the General Council of Burmese Associations (GCBA) and the General Council of Sangha …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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