U Thant: An Unbelievable Man

U Thant was born on January 22, 1909 in Pantanaw, Irrawaddy Division. Due to the nature of the flower, it was later called U Thant U Thant.

U Thant’s parents are the landowners, landlords, He was a rice merchant, and his father, Pho Po, founded the Thiri newspaper in Yangon. He also participated in the founding of the Myanmar Research Association. U Thant was only 14 when his father died. Due to the legacy of the inheritance dispute, the mother, Daw Nang Thang, and her four children had to deal with many economic crises.

U Thant was educated at the Pantanon High School as a child. He continued to teach history at the University of Yangon. He then started teaching as a teacher at the Pantan National School. At the age of 25, he became the principal of the school. At that time, he had a close friendship with U Nu, a former education minister (former Myanmar Prime Minister).

U Thant won the first four editions of the “Classic World” magazine competition, published in English and Burmese. U Thant’s first article was in English and was published at the age of 15. Urban Stories Union School Booklet New Burmese and New Wisdom Education, including books, Pyay Thar Thar (3) voyages; Social Writings: Thilawa, Maung Thant; It was written with pen and ink. When writing literary criticism, he openly expresses his ideas, and his ideas are modern.

When U Nu became Prime Minister of Burma in independence, he was called Rangoon, and in 1948 he was appointed director of broadcasting. Then, in 1953, he became secretary of the Myanmar Information and Media Department.

From 1951 to 1957, he served as Secretary to the Prime Minister, writing for U Nu, arranging speeches, arranging foreign tours, and meeting foreign visitors.

He attended numerous international conferences and gave birth to a “non-partisan” movement in Bangalore, Indonesia in 1955 and served as secretary-general of the first Asia-Africa conference.

In 1957, U Thant was appointed UN ambassador to the United Nations, and U Thant was appointed ambassador to the United Nations, since U Thant, who had been a constant and consistent supporter of the United Nations. From 1957 to 1961, U Thant was not only a permanent resident of Myanmar but also temporary. He also served as UN Secretary-General. In 1960, U Thant was assigned to the rank of “Mahar Thiri Shing Baw”.

U Thant was the first UN Secretary-General in Asia. Since November 3, 1961, Secretary General Dag Hammarkjold has been appointed as the Secretary General and has been appointed as the Secretary-General.

He was appointed Secretary-General on 30 December 1962 until the term of 3 November 1966. During his first term, U Thant negotiated the Cuban Missile Crisis and resolved the end of the Congo civil war. For this, the world has been recognized.

On December 2, 1966, he was appointed unanimously by the Security Council and appointed until December 30, 1970, to serve as the second term of the UN Secretary-General. In the second term, U Thant did much work.

In particular, the accessibility of the United Nations to many countries in Asia and Africa; Anti-apartheid South Africa; The 1962 Yemen issue and the 1967 Arab-Israeli War; In 1968 the Bahraini The Prague Spring Revolution and the Czechoslovakian Revolution; The Vietnam War of 1971 peacefully settled the India-Pakistan war, which led to the independence of Bangladesh.

In 1962, during the Cold War of the Soviet Union, between two presidents, U Thant tried to negotiate a “new language” using the “new” language, and the Soviet Union withdrew the rocket and the United States lifted Cuba.

In all the incidents that could undermine peace signs as well as signs that will no longer war, and in the case of twisted intelligently brokered deal was to avoid war. Oxford University published a collection of iconic figures of the 20th century, the Who’s Who in the 20th Century From the book consists in the case of international events Who can not be moved without stable solution, writing in a brief biography.

U Thant was interested in the UFO project. In 1967, American physicist Dr. Jame E. Michael Donald arranged to speak to the UN about UFOs. On January 23, 1971, U Thant made it clear that he could no longer serve as Secretary-General for the third term. The Security Council had been searching for his successor for several weeks, eventually selecting Kurt Waldhein.

U Thant had given Kurt a mandate 10 days before his last assignment. After U Thant’s retirement, the editor-in-chief of the New York Times newspaper on December 27, 1971, also honored The Liberation of U Thant. During his tenure, U Thant lived in the Riverdale, Bronn property, which is about 4.78 acres, located between 2332 and Douglas Avenuses Road.

On November 25, 1974, U Thant died of lung cancer and even in New York. U Thant married Daw Thein Tin, and his daughter died (some records indicate that his son died while Thant was serving). U Thant’s only grandson, Than Myint, is a historian and a senior staffer at the UN’s political department. He has also written The River of Lost Foot Steps.


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