|Khin Tan |
|Queen of the Central Palace|
|Successor||Ti Lawka Sanda Dewi|
|Father||Chief of Htihlaing|
Khin Tan (Burmese : ခင်တန်, pronounced [kʰɪ̀ɴ tàɴ] ; also spelled Hkindan) was one of the chief queens of King Kyansittha of Pagan Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar).
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Khin TanBorn:c. 1060s Died: ?
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Ti Lawka Sanda Dewi
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