27 January 1947
Photograph of 31-Year-Old General Aung San
room United Kingdom
people General Aung San U Tin Tut
A photograph of General Aung San at his moment of triumph: At 10 Downing Street on 27 January 1947 to negotiate the independence of Burma from the British Empire. (To his left is his closest colleague in the talks, ICS U Tin Tut). He was then 31 years old.