Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps

Saopha of Hsenwi

Shan Chiefs at 1903 Delhi Durbar

The 1903 Delhi Durbar marked the accession of King Edward and Queen Alexandra as the Emperor and Empress of India and was presided by the then Viceroy Lord Curzon and attended by hundreds of Indian princes. The Saophas of Mongpawn and Yawnghwe are to the left. The Saopha of Mongpawn, Hkun Ti had been a prime mover behind the Limbin Confederacy (which had rebelled against King Thibaw). He was the father of Sao Sam Htun (Counselor for the Frontier Areas,...

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