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Myo Chit
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Myo Chit was born to Baptist parents in Rangoon (now called Yangon) in Myanmar on October 23, 1930. His father was Burmese and a senior government official. His mother was German Burmese. His great grandfather was one of the initial converts of the well-known missionary, Adoniram Judson. Through the hardship of the Second World War, both of his parents had died by the time he was 13.

From 1948 to 1951, sent by the Burmese government, Chit studied aeronautical engineering in the UK. On his return to Rangoon, he married Daw Thein Swe on December 17, 1955, and th…

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Ross, Denise, “Myo Chit”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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