The Council of State in precolonial Burma, a major governmental institution during the later Toungoo and Konbaung Dynasties. It consisted of four wungyi ("great burden bearers"), senior ministers of state who together were responsible for the kingdom's administration and also tried important legal cases.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pyithu Hluttaw Election Law —    (May 31, 1989)    The State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) decreed the law to prepare for the General Election of May 27, 1990. It specified that the election would be held for representatives from the constituencies of the Pyithu… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Pyithu Hluttaw —    (People s Assembly)    The unicameral national legislature, defined as the highest organ of state power in the political system established by the Constitution of 1974. Its members were popularly elected for terms of four years, though this… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Burma — Republic of the Union of Myanmar ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw …   Wikipedia

  • Burmese general election, 2010 — Burmese (Myanma) general election, 2010 1990 ← 7 November 2010 → 2015 …   Wikipedia

  • List of legislatures by country — Legislature This series is part of the Politics series Legislature Legislatures by country Parliament Member of Parliament Parliamentary group Parliamentary group leader Congress Congressperson …   Wikipedia

  • National Unity Party (Burma) — National Unity Party တိုင်းရင်းသားစည်းလုံးညီညွတ်ရေးပါတီ   President Tun Yi Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Myanmar — /muy ahn mah/, n. Union of, official name of Burma. * * * I or Burma officially Union of Myanmar Country, Southeast Asia, on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Area: 261,228 sq mi (676,577 sq km). Population (2002 est.): 42,238,000. Capital:… …   Universalium

  • Mandalay Palace — Grounds The Mandalay Palace (Burmese: မန္တလေး နန်းတော်, pronounced [máɴdəlé náɴdɔ̀]), located in …   Wikipedia

  • Constitution of Burma — Burma (Myanmar) This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Burma Government …   Wikipedia

  • Politics of Burma — Burma (Myanmar) This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Burma …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”