(May 25, 1907-February 14, 1995)
Born in Wakema, Myanmar
First Prime Minister of independent Burma (1948-56,1957-58,1960-62)
Why he might be annoying
He said, 'I am a dreamer, a writer. Framing rules and so on makes my head ache.'
His administrations were plagued by corruption.
His decision to have Buddhism made the official state religion alienated the country's Christian and Islamic minorities.
He frequently scheduled events based on the advice of astrologers.
Why he might not be annoying
He was also a novelist, playwright and Buddhist monk.
When he left office in 1958, he gave away most of his belongings except for clothes.
Jawaharal Nehru said, 'The most immediately impressive thing about Nu is his radiant personality -- it wins him friends wherever he goes.'
As of 2010, he is the only democratically elected leader of Burma.
Credit: C. Fishel
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 60.87% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 8 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 15 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
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