Mya Than Tint (Writer)

Mya Than Tint (Writer)

U Mya Than, the writer Mya Than Tint, father U Paw Tint, Ami Daw Hlaing said Pakukku district, 1929 in Myain City May 23 Born on Thursday. He is the eldest of seven siblings.

As a child, he actively participated in the Asian Youth Group in 1943. In 1944, he contacted the underground cells of the fascist revolution and participated in the great fascist revolution. Captain Than Oo in Sagaing during the Japanese Revolution (killed in the revolution); He was active under the leadership of Thing Maung Tin (killed in the civil war) and Myain city priest U Siya (former member of Myain Fasapala MP U Thet Long). After World War II, Mandalay District Worked full-time in the Upper Myanmar FASPA Federation.

Attended Yangon University in 1948. He received a Bachelor of Arts in 1954 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1956.

Writer’s life activities

Among the translated works, six political books were particularly prominent. A biography history Philosophical and general 14 vols. Translated more than 30 novels. Translations include The Fall of Paris; The land of gold is far away, Love Yoon Khin Khin etc. also appeared. He also translated international poetry and published a total of 14 books, including the poems of Rabindranath Tagore.


Mya Than Tint was imprisoned from 1963 to 1972 during the military regime of General Ne Win, who seized power in 1962. Initially in Rangoon’s Insein Prison, he spent three years on the Kokoko Island in the Indian Ocean from 1969 until his release.


1998 On February 18th at 9:15 pm, he died in Yangon due to a brain hemorrhage. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife Daw Khin Ma and four children.

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