Myanmar recent History

Burma's recent history

Major political events in recent Myanmar history:. It' a history of modern Burma, by Michael W. Charney. On Burma's historical armed forces, see Burma's military history. Twenty-six accredited prisoners of war, covering the British withdrawal from Burma, the longest in British military history, had quite a task ahead of them.

The Bangladesh has an eventful history with Rohingya refugees.

Important milestones in Myanmar's history

Myanmar's recent history: - March 1962: - April 1988: Aung San Aung Kyi returned from Britain to take care of her ill mom, as pro-democracy protest against the army jungle erupted. - September 1988: Aung San Suu Kyi assists in founding the National League for Democracy. Aung San Suu Kyi is a member of the National League for Peace.

The National League for Democracy gains a landslide win in the parliamentary elections, but the outcome is ignored by the army. Aung San Suu Kyi is still under detention; her 18-year-old boy Alexander gives a thank-you address in Oslo on her name. General Than Shwe will replace Saw Maung as head of the regime, premier and secretary of defence.

A number of detainees are set free to enhance Myanmar's global reputation. Hurricane Nargis strikes Myanmar's deep Irrawaddy Valley and kills an estimated 134,000 population. The military-backed Union Solidarity and Development won the first elections in 20 years. Enemies claim that cheating is well known. Aung San Suu Kyi is relieved of her home ground.

Thein Sein, former officer of the regime, is swear in as chairman of a new, nominal civil state. The NLD leader Suu Kyi is winning parliamentary elections and enough seats in both chambers to make a state.

Important milestones in Myanmar's history

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar's House of Representatives on Tuesday voted Htin Kyaw, a 70-year-old confidante of Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's first civil leaders for more than half a century-ahead. Major policy developments in recent Myanmar history: - March 1962: General Ne Win heads a military putsch to displace U Nu as PM and launch half a hundred years of junta government that has isolated Myanmar and made it one of the worlds impoverished states.

  • April 1988: Aung San Aung Kyi comes back from Britain to take care of her sick mom while protest against the army jugnaut. Millions are murdered in a naval raid. - September 1988: Aung San Suu Kyi assists in founding the National League for Democracy, or NLD. - July 1989: Growingly frankly critical of the regime, Aung San Suu Kyi is placed under detention for 15 of the next 22 years.

The National League for Democracy gains a landslide win in the parliamentary elections, but the outcome is ignored by the army. Aung San Suu Kyi is still under detention; her 18-year-old boy Alexander gives a thank-you address in Oslo on her name. General Than Shwe will replace Saw Maung as head of the regime, premier and secretary of defence.

A number of detainees are released to enhance Myanmar's global reputation. Hurricane Nargis strikes Myanmar's deep Irrawaddy Valley and kills an estimated 134,000 population. Shortly thereafter, the regime is holding a plebiscite on a new draft army constitutional that it says has received 92 per cent of the vote. Milary-backed Union Solidarity and Development won the first elections in 20 years.

Enemies claim that cheating is well known. Aung San Suu Kyi is relieved of her home ground. Thein Sein, a former officer of the regime, is inaugurated as the head of a new, nominal civil state. Aung San Suu Kyi has won her parliamentary term, mark her first term as symbol of leadership of the parliamentary elections in two years. The NLD' parliamentary group, headed by Suu Kyi, is winning parliamentary elections and enough seats in both chambers to make a state.

Aung San Suu Kyi's political group has nominated two candidates for the office of prime minister, her long-time confidante Htin Kyaw, and another NLD legislator, Henry Van Tio. The parliament chooses Htin Kyaw as the first democratic election of Htin Kyaw for more than half a centurys.

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