U Ottama

Deceased Person

1880 – 1939

86 Views

Who was U Ottama?

Sayadaw U Ottama was a Burmese Theravada Buddhist monk, author and a leader of the Burmese independence movement during the British colonial rule. The ethnic Rakhine monk was imprisoned several times by the British colonial government for his anti-colonialist political activities. He went on a hunger strike in prison, and died in September 1939. He is presently considered one of the national heroes of modern Myanmar.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"U Ottama." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 21 Mar. 2019. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/u_ottama>.


Discuss this U Ottama biography with the community:


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Dec 28, 1880
Sittwe
Died
Sep 9, 1939
Yangon

Our awesome collection of

Promoted Bios

»