Phaungkaza Maung Maung

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Phaungkaza Maung Maung
ဖောင်းကားစား မောင်မောင်
King of Burma
Prince of Phaungka
Reign 5–11 February 1782[1]
Predecessor Singu
Successor Bodawpaya
Born Maung Maung
မောင်မောင်
(1763-09-15)15 September 1763[note 1]
Thursday, 9th waxing of Thadingyut 1125 ME
Sagaing
Died 11 February 1782(1782-02-11) (aged 18)[2]
Monday, 14th waning of Tabodwe 1143 ME
Ava (Inwa)
Burial Ava
Consort Shin Paik Thaung
four queens in total
House Konbaung
Father Naungdawgyi
Mother Maha Mingala Yadana Dewi
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Phaungkaza Maung Maung (Burmese: ဖောင်းကားစား မောင်မောင် [pʰàʊɴɡázá màʊɴ màʊɴ]; 15 September 1763 – 11 February 1782) was the fifth king of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma, whose reign lasted a week. Maung Maung, the eldest son of Naungdawgyi, the second king of the Konbaung Dynasty, was granted Phaungga in fief. On 5 February 1782, the 18-year-old Prince of Phaungka seized the throne while his cousin King Singu, was away on tour. His uncle Prince of Badon (later King Bodawpaya) quickly came to palace and deposed him exactly a week later, 11 February 1782. Maung Maung and his chief queen were drowned to death on the same day. He had four queens and no children.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ The Konbaung Set Yazawin chronicle (Konbaung Set Vol. 1 2004: 381) says he was born on Thursday, 6th waxing of Thadingyut 1125 ME, which translates to Monday, 12 September 1763. The correct date should be 9th waxing of Thadingyut.

References

  1. ^ a b Christopher Buyers. "The Konbaung Dynasty Genealogy: Phuangka". royalark.net. Retrieved 2009-10-03.
  2. ^ Konbaung Set Vol. 1 2004: 381

Bibliography

Phaungkaza Maung Maung
Born: 15 September 1763 Died: 11 February 1782
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Singu
King of Burma
5 February 1782 – 11 February 1782
Succeeded by
Bodawpaya
Royal titles
Preceded by
Prince of Phaungka
17?? – 1782
Succeeded by
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