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Htin Aung, U

LC control no.n 50046331
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Personal name headingHtin Aung, U
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Variant(s)Aung, Maung Htin
Aung, U Htin
Htin Aung, Maung
Maung Htin Aung
U Htin Aung
Uhtin Aung
Associated countryBurma
Great Britain
Sri Lanka
United States
Birth date19090518
Death date19780510
Found inHtin Aung, U. Burmese drama, 1933: title page (by Maung Htin Aung)
Htin Aung, U. Burmese folk-tales, 1954: title page (by Maung Htin Aung)
Wikipedia, viewed December 15, 2015: (Htin Aung, 18 May 1909-10 May 1978); author and scholar of Burmese culture and history; Oxford and Cambridge educated; wrote several books on Burmese history and culture in both Burmese and English; important works include A History of Burma, Folk Elements in Burmese Buddhism, Selections from Burmese Folk Tales, Thirty Burmese Tales and Burmese Drama; Rector of Rangoon University (Yangon University) from 1946 to 1958 and Vice Chancellor in 1959. He was appointed Ambassador to Ceylon from 1959 to 1962. He later became a visiting professor at Columbia University and then at Wake Forest University.