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Aung San Suu Kyi

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Aung San Suu Kyi (; Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany [ʔàʊɰ̃ sʰáɰ̃ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945), sometimes abbreviated to Suu Kyi, is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar (equivalent to a prime minister) and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2021. She has served as the general secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD) since the party's founding in 1988, and was registered as its chairperson while it was a legal party from 2011 to 2023. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aung San Suu Kyi has received more than 12,026,786 page views. Her biography is available in 123 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 110 in 2019). Aung San Suu Kyi is the 14th most popular social activist (up from 22nd in 2019), the most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) and the most popular Burmese Social Activist.

Aung San Suu Kyi is most famous for her fight for democracy in Myanmar. She was imprisoned in 1989, but was released in 2010. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.

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Among social activists, Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 14 out of 538Before her are Henry Dunant, Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, and Jean-Paul Marat. After her are Claus von Stauffenberg, Guy Fawkes, Robert Owen, Rosa Parks, Lady Godiva, and Gustav I of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1945, Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 6Before her are Bob Marley, Rodrigo Duterte, Gerd Müller, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Franz Beckenbauer. After her are Vince McMahon, Radovan Karadžić, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Eric Clapton, Tom Selleck, and Daniel Ortega.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 1 out of 34After her are U Thant (1909), Aung San (1915), Than Shwe (1933), Peter Townsend (1914), Ne Win (1910), Bayinnaung (1516), Thein Sein (1944), Anawrahta (1015), Alaungpaya (1714), Min Aung Hlaing (1956), and U Nu (1907).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among social activists born in Myanmar (Burma), Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 1After her are Ashin Wirathu (1968).

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