A treaty establishing Burma’s independence from the UK was signed in London on 17 Oct. 1947. For the history of Burma’s connexion with Great Britain see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1950, p. 836. The Union of Burma came formally into existence on 4 Jan. 1948 and became the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma in 1974. On 19 June 1989 the military government changed the official name of the country in English to the Union of Myanmar.
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