- NAME: U Ne Win
- OCCUPATION: General, Dictator
- BIRTH DATE: May 24, 1911
- DEATH DATE: December 05, 2002
- Did You Know?: U Ne Win worked as a postal clerk after dropping out of Rangoon University.
- EDUCATION: University College, Rangoon (Yangon)
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Paungdale, Myanmar
- PLACE OF DEATH: Yangon, Myanmar
- Full Name: U Ne Win
- Originally: Shu Maung
Best Known For
U Ne Win was a Burmese military general who staged a coup and ruled his country from 1962 until 1988.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Following a series of anti-government protests, Ne Win announced his resignation from the BSPP in 1988.
Although Ne Win had formerly retired upon stepping down from office, he reportedly continued to influence political decisions behind the scenes.
In March 2002, the former leader was placed under house arrest at his lakeside villa near Yangon following the imprisonment of several family members who were accused of plotting a coup against the ruling powers. He died at his home on December 5, 2002.
© 2014 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
profile name: U Ne Win profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Included In These Groups
Famous Geminis 556 people in this group
Famous Military Leaders 244 people in this group
Famous Generals 81 people in this group