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King Mindon’s Reforms and Achievements
- During the Second Anglo-Myanmar War, Prince Mindon revolted against his reingning brother King Pagan. When he ascended the throne, King Mindon realized that the urgent reformation was necessary to maintain his throne and independence of his kingdom. This paper primarily deals with the reformations of King Mindon in administration, religion and foreign relations. In administration matters, discussion is made on the transformation from old to new administration system. In religious matters, discussion is made on the king’s efforts for purifications of Buddhist religion and appointment of Thathanabaing primate. This paper also examines the King Mindon’s attempts to facilitate the foreign relations and perpetuation of the independence of kingdom.
Mi Mi Hlaing
- Conference paper
- Proceedings on the conference on 92 anniversary of University of Mandalay