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Narawara (Burmese: နရာဝရ, pronounced [nəɹàwəɹa̰]; 1650–1673) was king of Toungoo dynasty of Burma (Myanmar), who ruled for about 11 months[3]:278 between 1672 and 1673. Narawara ascended to the Burmese throne after his father Pye died in 1672. But Narawara died young and was succeeded by his brother Minyekyawdin.[4]

Narawara
နရာ၀ရ
King of Burma
Reign 14 April 1672 – 27 February 1673
Coronation 1 May 1672
5th waxing of Kason 1034 ME[1]
Predecessor Pye
Successor Minyekyawdin
Chief Minister Sithu Nawrahta
Born July 1650
Tuesday, Waso 1012 ME[note 1]
Died 27 February 1673 (aged 22)
12th waxing of Tabaung 1034 ME[1]
Ava (Inwa)
Burial 28 February 1673
Inwa Palace
Consort None[1]
Issue None[1]
Full name
Maha Thiha Thudhamma Yaza
House Toungoo
Father Pye
Mother Khin Ma Latt[2]
Religion Theravada Buddhism

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Early lifeEdit

Narawara was the only son and middle child of the three children of King Pye and his chief queen Khin Ma Latt.[5] He was born in 1650. He became the heir apparent on 1 June 1664 (Sunday, 8th waxing of Nayon 1026 ME).[6]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ (Zata 1960: 48): Tuesday in Waso 1012 ME = 5, 12, 19, 26 July 1650

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Hmannan Vol. 3 2003: 287–289
  2. ^ Hmannan, Vol. 3 2003: 250
  3. ^ Rajanubhab, D., 2001, Our Wars With the Burmese, Bangkok: White Lotus Co. Ltd., ISBN 9747534584
  4. ^ Harvey 1925: 201
  5. ^ Maha Yazawin Vol. 3 2006: 241
  6. ^ Maha Yazawin Vol. 3 2006: 233

BibliographyEdit

Narawara
Born: July 1650 Died: 27 February 1673
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Pye
King of Burma
14 April 1672 – 27 February 1673
Succeeded by
Minyekyawdin
Royal titles
Preceded by
Narazeya
Heir to the Burmese Throne
1 June 1664 – 14 April 1672
Succeeded by
Sanay