#Onthisday in history Anawrahta Minsaw was born, 11th May 1014 A.D. He was the founder of the Pagan Empire, he was considered the father of the Burmese nation and also turned Anawrahta a small principality in the dry zone of Upper Burma into the first Burmese Empire. Historically verifiable Burmese with the accession and pagan throne 1044 A.D.

Anawrahta unified an entire Irrawaddy valley for the first time in history.