Thein Sein

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Thein Sein
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Thein Sein at 2010 World Economic Forum.jpg
8th President of Myanmar
In office
30 March 2011 – 30 March 2016
Vice President Tin Aung Myint Oo (2011-2012)
Sai Mauk Kham (2011-)
Nyan Tun (2012-)
Preceded by Than Shwe (Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council)
Succeeded by Htin Kyaw
Prime Minister of Myanmar
In office
24 October 2007 – 30 March 2011
Acting: April 2007 – 24 October 2007
Leader Than Shwe
Preceded by Soe Win
Succeeded by Aung San Suu Kyi (State Counsellor, 2016)
First Secretary of the State Peace and Development Council
In office
2004 – 24 October 2007
Preceded by Khin Nyunt
Succeeded by Tin Aung Myint Oo
Member of Parliament
for Zabuthiri
In office
7 November 2010 – 30 March 2011
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Sanda Min
Majority 65,620 (91.2%)
Personal details
Born (1945-04-20) 20 April 1945 (age 73)
Kyounku, British Burma
(now Burma)
Political party Union Solidarity and Development Party
Other political
affiliations
State Peace and Development Council (Before 2010)
Spouse(s) Khin Khin Win
Residence Presidential Palace, Naypyidaw
Alma mater Defence Services Academy (B.A.)
Religion Buddhism
Website www.president-office.gov.mm
Military service
Service/branch Myanmar Army
Years of service 1968–2010
Rank General

Thein Sein (born 20 April 1945) is a Burmese politician. He was elected President of Burma in 2010. His term as President began in 2011[1] and ended in 2016. His predecessor was Than Shwe. Before he was President, Sein was Prime Minister of Burma. Sein was also a member of parliament for Zabuthiri.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ba Kaung (15 August 2011). "Will Naypyidaw's Olive Branch Bear Fruit?". The Irrawaddy. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  2. "One Year of Myanmar's Thein Sein Government: Background and Outlook of Reforms". KUDO Toshihiro. Retrieved May 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)