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Brigadier General Thayay Sithu
|Chairman of the National League for Democracy|
|Preceded by||Tin Oo|
|Succeeded by||Aung San Suu Kyi|
|Commander of Southern Command|
|Commander of Northern Command|
1957 – ?
|Member-elect of Pyithu Hluttaw (1990)|
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Constituency||Mayangon Township № 1|
19 May 1918|
Rangoon, British Burma
|Died||13 August 2017
|Political party||Burma Socialist Party (before 1962)
Patriotic Old Comrades' League (1988-?)
National League for Democracy (1988–2010)
|Spouse(s)||Tin Tin Shwe|
|Children||three sons and three daughters|
|Parents||Phoe Con (father)
Daw Thein (mother)
|Years of service||1945–1961|
Brigadier General Aung Shwe (Burmese: အောင်ရွှေ; 19 May 1918 – 13 August 2017) was a Burmese politician and a member of General Ne Win's Burma Rifles rising to Brigadier General. He was one of the founders and former Chairman of National League for Democracy who took in charge of the party when Aung San Suu Kyi and Tin Oo were under house arrest in the early 2000s.
He served as Burmese ambassador to Australia, Egypt, France, Spain and New Zealand from 1961 to 1975.
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