Alaungpaya (Burmese အလောင္းဘုရား), Alompra or Alaung Mintaya (Burmese အလောင္းမင္းတရား, literally Future King-Buddha ), (1714 - May 11th 1760) was a king of Burma, founder of the Dynastie Konbaung and third Burmese empire.
It had been born in Moksobo (Shwebo), small village to 50 km in the North-West of Ava, under the name of Aung Zeya (literally Victoire Victorieuse ). Of modest origin, he had become chief of his village at the time of the invasion of the Mons of Pégou in 1752. He succeeds in releasing his village and overcoming a punitive forwarding mône. The whole of the Burmeses joined then with him, which enabled him to take again Ava in 1753.
The following year, Pégouans, to avenge a severe undergone defeat with Kyaukmyaung, killed the king of the Dynastie Taungû which they still held. Its heir, supported by the Shans, claimed the throne, but Alaungpaya refused to return it.
In 1755 it seized Dangon, which it re-elected Yangon (meaning End of the fight - Rangoon).
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