Bayinnaung | king of Myanmar | Britannica

Source: Bayinnaung | king of Myanmar | Britannica Bayinnaung, also called Braginoco, (flourished 16th century), king of the Toungoo dynasty (reigned 1551–81) in Myanmar (Burma). He unified his country and conquered the Shan States and Siam (now Thailand), making Myanmar the most powerful kingdom in mainland Southeast Asia. In 1550 a revolt broke out among the Mons of southern Myanmar, and Bayinnaung’s brother-in-law, Tabinshwehti, was assassinated at…