WUNTHO , a nativestate of Upper
See also:Burma annexed by the
See also:British and incorporated in the
See also:district of
See also:Katha in 1892 . Wuntho was classed by the Burmese as a Shan state, but was never on the same footing as the true Shan states, and only escaped be-coming an integral
See also:part of the Burmese
See also:empire through Burmese want of
See also:system . The Shan name is Wying Hso, " the city of the high." It had an
See also:area of about 2400 sq. m. with 15o,000 in-habitants, and
See also:lay midway between the
See also:Irrawaddy and Chindwin
See also:rivers . When the British annexed Upper Burma in 1885 the state became a
See also:refuge for rebels and
See also:dacoit leaders . Finally in 1891 the state broke out into open
See also:rebellion, the sawbwa was deposed, and a force of 1800 troops under General
See also:George Wolseley occupied the
See also:town of Wuntho and reduced the state to
See also:order .
WILHELM MAX WUNDT (1832— )
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