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Presidents of Burma/Myanmar (1948–present)Edit

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Union of Burma (1948–1974)Edit

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party
Presidents of the Union
1 Sao Shwe Thaik
(1895–1962)
  4 January 1948 16 March 1952 4 years, 72 days Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League
2 Ba U
(1887–1963)
  16 March 1952 13 March 1957 4 years, 362 days Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League
3 Win Maung
(1916–1989)
  13 March 1957 2 March 1962[1] 4 years, 354 days Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League
Chairman of the Union Revolutionary Council
Ne Win
(1911–2002)
  2 March 1962 2 March 1974 12 years, 0 days Military /
Burma Socialist Programme Party

Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma (1974–1988)Edit

Presidents of the Republic
4 Ne Win
(1911–2002)
  2 March 1974 9 November 1981[2] 7 years, 252 days Burma Socialist Programme Party
5 San Yu
(1918–1996)
  9 November 1981 27 July 1988[3] 6 years, 261 days Burma Socialist Programme Party
6 Sein Lwin
(1923–2004)
  27 July 1988 12 August 1988[3] 16 days Burma Socialist Programme Party
Aye Ko
(1921–2006)
Acting President
  12 August 1988 19 August 1988 7 days Burma Socialist Programme Party
7 Maung Maung
(1925–1994)
  19 August 1988 18 September 1988[4] 30 days Burma Socialist Programme Party

Union of Burma/Myanmar (1988–2011)Edit

Chairmen of the State Law and Order Restoration Council
Saw Maung
(1928–1997)
  18 September 1988 23 April 1992[5] 3 years, 218 days Military
Than Shwe
(1933–)
  23 April 1992 15 November 1997 5 years, 206 days Military
Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council
Than Shwe
(1933–)
  15 November 1997 30 March 2011[6] 13 years, 135 days Military

Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2011–present)Edit

Presidents of the Republic
8 Thein Sein
(1945–)
  30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party
9 Htin Kyaw
(1946–)
  30 March 2016 21 March 2018 1 year, 356 days National League for Democracy
Myint Swe
(1951–)
Acting President
  21 March 2018 30 March 2018 9 days Union Solidarity and Development Party
10 Win Myint
(1951–)
  30 March 2018 Incumbent 1 year, 200 days National League for Democracy

Chairmen of the Burma Socialist Programme Party (1962–1988)Edit

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Notes
1 Ne Win
(1911–2002)
  4 July 1962 23 July 1988[3] 26 years, 19 days Also Chairman of the Union Revolutionary Council (1962–1974), Prime Minister (1962–1974) and President (1974–1981).
2 Sein Lwin
(1923–2004)
  26 July 1988 12 August 1988[3] 17 days Also President (1988).
3 Maung Maung
(1925–1994)
  19 August 1988 18 September 1988[4] 30 days Also President (1988).

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Deposed in the 1962 coup d'état
  2. ^ Resigned
  3. ^ a b c d Resigned during the 8888 Uprising
  4. ^ a b Deposed in a coup d'état during the 8888 Uprising
  5. ^ Removed from office due to ill health
  6. ^ Handed over power to the civilian government after the 2010 general election

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