For other people named Win Maung, see Win Maung (disambiguation).
Mahn Win Maung
|3rd President of Burma|
13 March 1957 – 2 March 1962
|Prime Minister||U Nu |
|Preceded by||Ba U|
|Succeeded by||Ne Win Prime minister and de facto Head of State, titular Head of State after 1974|
|Born||17 April 1916|
Hlezeit village, Kyonpyaw Township, Bassein District, Lower Burma, British India
|Died||4 July 1989 (aged 73)|
|Alma mater||University of Rangoon|
|Awards||Independence Mawgunwin (Second Class)|
Between 1947 and 1956 he was variously Minister of Ministry of Mining and Labour, Minister of the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication and Minister of the Ministry of Water, Air and Coastal Ship.
He was selected by Prime Minister U Nu for the presidency in March 1957. He served for five years until 2 March 1962, when General Ne Win's military coup d'état ousted Nu's government. He was imprisoned between 1962 and 1967.
He privately visited the United States to receive medical treatment from 16 to 28 December, 1957. During his visit to the U.S, he met with President Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States.