Sein Win (politician)

Sein Win (Burmese: စိန်ဝင်း, pronounced [sèiɰ̃ wɪ́ɰ̃]) is a Burmese politician, who served as Chairman of National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, a "government in exile". He was made unofficial Prime Minister of the Union of Burma, on being elected by the 1990 People's Assembly known as the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, a government-in-exile since 1990.

Dr
Sein Win
စိန်ဝင်း
Sein Win, leader of Burmese gov in exile, 2012.jpg
Sein Win in 2012
Prime Minister of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
In office
18 December 1990 – 14 September 2012
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byNone
Personal details
Born (1944-12-16) 16 December 1944 (age 78)
Taungdwingyi, Magwe, British Burma
Political partyNational Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
Parent(s)Ba Win (father)
Khin Saw (mother)
RelativesAung San (uncle)
Aung San Oo (cousin)
Aung San Suu Kyi (cousin)
Alma materHamburg University
University of Rangoon
Professionformer Chairman of National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma

BiographyEdit

Sein Win was born on 16 December 1944 in Taungdwingyi, Magway District, Burma; he was son of Ba Win and Khin Saw. His father Ba Win, was the elder brother of General Aung San and was part of the cabinet of Aung San. Ba Win was assassinated in 1947, together with Aung San and most of the members of the cabinet, just before Burma gained independence. Sein Win received his Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in mathematics from University of Rangoon in 1966 . He received a diploma in mathematics in 1974, and a Doctorate of Science (Doctor rerum naturalium) from Hamburg University in Germany. He served as a tutor at Rangoon University up to his scholarship to Hamburg University and lecturer at University of Colombo in Sri Lanka from 1980 to 1981 and at Nairobi University in Kenya from 1982 to 1984.

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