Burmese Kings and Elephants don’t Mix

From http://www.futilitycloset.com

Deaths of selected Burmese kings:

  • Uzana (1254): Trampled to death by an elephant
  • Minrekyawswa (Crown Prince) (1417): Crushed to death by an elephant
  • Razadarit (1423): Died while lassoing elephants
  • Tabinshweti (1551): Beheaded while searching for an elephant
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~ by herodotuswept on November 19, 2007.

3 Responses to “Burmese Kings and Elephants don’t Mix”

  1. i think Minrekyawswa is not a king .. he is a crown prince only

  2. Ahh, right you are :) Thanks for the heads up. Corrected!

  3. Min ye Kyawswa could have been a great King if he wasn’t killed in combat on an elephant with Naresuan!

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