Sayas : Math Sayagyis

The sayagyis lived to 80+ years.

U Kar

  • Born 5/Apr/1894
  • Died 21/May/1974)
  • Passed away at the age of 81.
  • Taught Mathematics at Rangoon University
  • Education Minister in the Caretaker Government
  • Rector, Rangoon University
  • Children : Saya Dr. Tin Maung and Sayama Daw Thein.

U Aung Hla

  • Born 18/Apr/1896
  • Died 13/Dec/1983
  • Passed away at the age of 88.
  • Retired as Professor of Mathematics, Rangoon University
  • Accomplished musician.
    Annotated 25 Burmese songs using mathematics.
  • Spouse Daw May Than was a nationally known singer.
  • Son U Mya Than played the lead guitar and piano

U Po Thon

  • Born 27/Jul/1899
  • Died 23/Nov/1982
  • Passed away at the age of 84.
  • Retired as “Pyinnya Mingyi”.
  • Supervised and published Mathematics texts for use in schools.

U Net

  • Born 15/Jan/1918
  • Died 26/Feb/2003
  • Passed away at the age of 86.
  • Retired as Professor of Mathematics, MASU
  • Father of Sayama Daw Khin Mar Mar (Physics, ex-UCC) and grandfather of U Wunna Ko Ko, web master of second RIT web site.

U Ba Toke

  • Born 26/Dec/1920
  • Died 2/Dec/2020
  • Passed away at the age of 100
  • “Phwa Bet Taw” of “Rangoon University” and “First RU Student Boycott” (which is celebrated as “Ah Myo Tha Aung Pwe Nay”).
  • Professor of Mathematics, RASU;
    Rector, MASU;
    Professor of Mathematics, RIT;
    Vice Chair of Mathematics, Assumption University (formerly ABAC).
  • Mandalay University Soccer Selected, and Chinlon expert.
  • Led the Burmese Olympic team to Tokyo in 1964.
  • Gave interviews (three C-90 tapes) and documents (4 files) to Saya Dr. Khin Maung Swe (Tekkatho Maung Thin Char, GBNF).
    The book was published in April 2010 to be distributed for Sayagyi’s 90th birthday.
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