Father: Aung San, commander of the Burma Independence Military who helped negotiate Burma’s independence from Britain. He was assassinated on July 19, 1947.
Mom: Ma Khin Kyi, a diplomat and later an envoy to India.
Marriage: Michael Aris (January 1, 1972-March 27, 1999, his demise)
Kids: Kim (Burmese title: Htein Lin), 1977; Alexander (Burmese title: Myint San Aung), 1973
Schooling: St. Hughes Faculty, Oxford College, B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics, 1967
Known as Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the place “Daw” is an honorific title.
Grew up in Myanmar and India however moved to England within the Nineteen Sixties.
1964 – Strikes to England to check at Oxford College.
1987 – Is a fellow on the Indian Institute of Superior Research in Simla, India.
April 1988 – Returns to Myanmar when her mom suffers a extreme stroke.
August 26, 1988 – In her first public tackle, exterior the Shwedagon Pagoda, requires a multiparty democratic authorities.
September 24, 1988 – Co-founds the Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD), a celebration devoted to nonviolence and civil disobedience, and is appointed normal secretary.
July 20, 1989 – Is positioned beneath home arrest for prices of attempting to divide the army, prices she denies.
Could 27, 1990 – Her occasion, the NLD, wins greater than 80% of the legislative seats, however the State Legislation and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) doesn’t acknowledge the election outcomes.
July 10, 1991 – Wins the Sakharov human rights prize from the European Parliament.
July 10, 1995 – Is launched from home arrest, however her political exercise is restricted.
September 23, 2000 – Is once more positioned beneath home arrest.
Could 6, 2002 – Is launched from home arrest.
Could 30, 2003 – Whereas touring in Myanmar, her motorcade is attacked by a pro-government mob, and she or he is held by the army and later positioned beneath home arrest.
November 29, 2004 – Learns her home arrest has been prolonged for an additional yr.
Could 2006 – Home arrest is prolonged for an additional yr.
June 9, 2006 – Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Sean McCormack tells reporters that Suu Kyi has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment.
Could 25, 2007 – The federal government extends her home arrest for an additional yr.
Could 27, 2008 – The federal government extends her home arrest for an additional yr.
Could 14, 2009 – Suu Kyi is arrested and charged with violating the phrases of her home arrest. That is in response to an incident earlier within the month, when American John Yettaw swam uninvited to Suu Kyi’s lakeside home. If convicted she faces as much as 5 years in jail.
Could 18, 2009 – Suu Kyi’s trial on prices of presidency subversion begins.
August 11, 2009 – Suu Kyi is discovered responsible of violating the phrases of her home arrest and sentenced to 18 extra months of dwelling confinement.
Could 7, 2010 – The NLD refuses to register for the election, thereby disqualifying itself as a political occasion and formally dissolves.
November 13, 2010 – Suu Kyi is launched from home arrest. She has spent 15 of the final 21 years beneath home arrest.
November 15, 2010 – Talking to reporters on the headquarters of her Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD), Suu Kyi pledges to maintain working towards restoring democracy and bettering human rights in Myanmar.
January 28, 2011 – Suu Kyi’s recorded message is performed on the World Financial Discussion board in Switzerland, through which she stresses the necessity for Myanmar to reestablish ties with the remainder of the world.
November 18, 2011 – Nyan Win, the spokesman for Suu Kyi’s Nationwide League for Democracy, says that Suu Kyi will take part within the subsequent elections. Suu Kyi’s Nationwide League for Democracy introduced earlier within the day that it deliberate to re-register as a political occasion and take part in all future parliamentary elections.
December 13, 2011 – The Nationwide League for Democracy is granted permission to register for future elections in Myanmar.
January 18, 2012 – Registers to run for a parliamentary seat.
April 1, 2012 – Wins a seat in parliament in Myanmar’s first multiparty elections since 1990.
Could 2, 2012 – Together with 33 different newly elected members of her occasion, the Nationwide League for Democracy, takes the oath of workplace for Myanmar’s parliament, resolving an deadlock over the oath’s wording that had been stopping her from taking her seat within the legislature.
Could 29, 2012 – Makes historical past by stepping on overseas soil for the primary time in additional than twenty years when she arrives in Bangkok, Thailand.
June 1, 2012 – Suu Kyi speaks on the World Financial Discussion board on East Asia.
June 16, 2012 – Delivers her acceptance speech for her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo, Norway.
November 19, 2012 – Meets with Obama on the lakeside villa the place she spent years beneath home arrest. Obama praises Suu Kyi for her braveness and dedication throughout his go to to Myanmar, the primary go to by a sitting US president.
March 10, 2013 – Wins reelection as opposition chief.
October 22, 2013 – Suu Kyi accepts the 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Strasbourg, France, initially awarded to her in 1991.
September 14, 2016 – Suu Kyi meets with Obama on the White Home for the primary time since changing into the de facto chief of her nation. As Suu Kyi arrives, Obama points a press release saying he’ll reinstate Myanmar to the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), which is able to assist Myanmar with financial growth, exportation of products and job creation.