Kenglon (also spelt Kenglön), also known as Kyainglun (Burmese: ကျိုင်းလွန်း) was a small Shan state in what is today Burma.[1]

Kenglon State
State of the Shan States
1857–1926
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Kenglon State in a map of the Shan States
CapitalKeng Lon
Area 
• 1901
111.3 km2 (43.0 sq mi)
Population 
• 1901
4259
History
History 
• Independent from Hsenwi
1857
• Merged into Kehsi Mansam
1926
Preceded by
Succeeded by
North Hsenwi
Kehsi Mansam

HistoryEdit

Kenglon used to be a part of North Hsenwi. It became independent from the state of Hsenwi in 1857. It was a tributary of Burma until 1887, when the Konbaung dynasty fell to the United Kingdom and the Shan states submitted to British rule.

In 1926 Kenglon State was incorporated into Kehsi Mansam.[2]

RulersEdit

The rulers of the state bore the title Myoza.[3]

  • 1857 - 1873 Maung Pwin (Hkun Pwin) (d. 1873)
  • 1873 - 1874 Naw Hkam U
  • 1874 - 1885 Hkun Tawa
  • 1885 - 1888 Hkun Tawn (b. c.1842 - d. ....)
  • 1888 - c.1926 Hkun Mong (b. 1844 - d. 19..)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 15, p. 200.
  2. ^ "WHKMLA : History of the Shan States". 18 May 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. ^ Ben Cahoon (2000). "World Statesmen.org: Shan and Karenni States of Burma". Retrieved 21 December 2010.

Coordinates: 21°57′0″N 98°8′0″E / 21.95000°N 98.13333°E / 21.95000; 98.13333