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10 Mar 2019
1852: British begin to covet Myanmar's rich resources and initiated the Second Anglo-Burmese War.
1885: Third Anglo-Burmese War. The British finally annexed the rest of Burma.
1948: Burma gains independence from Britain.
1962: General Ne Win used a military coup d'état to take Burma.
2015: first general elections with the National League for Democracy taking the majority in both national parliament chambers and placing Ktin Kyaw as the first elected non-military president since the coup of '62.
2016: A State Counsellor Role was established and Aung San Suu Kyi took the role.
2018: Myanmar is in a good state and their are no current issues, their last President has died and a new one, Win Myint, was put in place.
1527-1752: Myanmar had been unified for another time, under the Toungoo Dynasty. They ruled central Myanmar from 1486 to 1599. In 1752 the state collapsed entirely, this was partly due to the instigation of French colonial officials.
1759-1824: During this period, Myanmar Myanmar at the pinnacle of its power under the Konbaung Dynasty. The Dynasty had conquered multiple countries in and around Asia, attracting unwelcomed attention from the British.
1824-1826: This period saw Myanmar at war with Britain and Siam, which became known as the First Anglo-Burmese War.
WWII: The Panglong Agreement forced leaders to guarantee Myanmar independence as a unified state.
1990-2011: In 1990 the first free elections in 30 years, allowed the people to vote for their State Peace and Development Council members. This was ended in 2011 when a representative democracy was instated throughout the country.
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