First Lady of Myanmar
မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ၏ ပထမလေဒီ
Incumbent
Khin Thet Htay
(acting)
since 1 February 2021
StyleHer Excellency
ResidencePresidential Palace, Naypyidaw
Inaugural holderSao Nang Hearn Kham
Formation4 January 1948

First Lady of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Burmese: မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ၏ ပထမလေဒီ, romanizedmyanmarninengan eat pahtam lay de) is the title held by the wife of the president or the head of the state. The first lady is also the patron of the Myanmar Women Affairs.

The current first lady Khin Thet Htay (spouse of president Myint Swe) assumed the role in an acting capacity on 1 February 2021.

List of first ladies of Myanmar

# Name Picture President/Head of State Take Office Left Office Days
1 Sao Nang Hearn Kham Sao Shwe Thaik 4 January 1948 (1948-01-04) 12 March 1952 (1952-03-12) 1529
2 Khin Saw Oo (daughter of Ba U)[1] Ba U 16 March 1952 (1952-03-16) 13 March 1957 (1957-03-13) 1823
3 Mya May Win Maung 13 March 1957 (1957-03-13) 2 March 1962 (1962-03-02) 1815
4 Khin May Than Ne Win 2 March 1962 (1962-03-02) 30 September 1972 (1972-09-30) 3865
5 Ni Ni Myint 3 April 1973 (1973-04-03)
6 June Rose Bellamy[2] 24 December 1976 (1976-12-24) 1 May 1977 (1977-05-01) 128
5 Ni Ni Myint 5 December 2002 (2002-12-05)
7 Than Shein San Yu 9 November 1981 (1981-11-09) 27 July 1988 (1988-07-27) 2452
8 Shwe Tin Sein Lwin
9 Khin May Hnin Maung Maung 19 August 1988 (1988-08-19) 18 September 1988 (1988-09-18) 30
10 Aye Yee Saw Maung
11 Kyaing Kyaing Than Shwe 23 April 1992 (1992-04-23) 30 March 2011 (2011-03-30) 6915
12 Khin Khin Win Thein Sein 30 March 2011 (2011-03-30) 30 March 2016 (2016-03-30) 1827
13 Su Su Lwin Htin Kyaw 30 March 2016 (2016-03-30) 21 March 2018 (2018-03-21) 721
Khin Thet Htay
(Acting)
Myint Swe 21 March 2018 (2018-03-21) 30 March 2018 (2018-03-30) 9
14 Cho Cho[3] Win Myint 30 March 2018 (2018-03-30) 1 February 2021 (2021-02-01) 1039
Khin Thet Htay
(Acting)
Myint Swe 1 February 2021 (2021-02-01) Incumbent 1230

References

  1. ^ "မြန်မာပြည်က ပထမလေဒီ၊ ဦးသျှောင်တို့ရဲ့ မဟေသီများ".
  2. ^ Bayin, Anne (3 September 2019). "Lunch with a Myanmar Princess". The Irrawaddy.
  3. ^ "President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho attend 71st Chin National Day celebrations". Myanmar President Office.

"Sao Shwe Thaik's first presidential address to the nation, on January 4, 1948"

Leaders of Myanmar (Burma)

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