U Thaung

1926 –

Who is U Thaung?

U Thaung was a Burmese author and journalist. In 1957, he founded the newspaper Kyemon, which quickly became the most popular in Burma. In 2000, he was named one of the International Press Institute's 50 World Press Freedom Heroes of the past half-century.

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Oct 4, 1926