Aung San Suu Kyi

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Aung San Suu Kyi ( owng SAHN soo CHEE; 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 12,865,216 page views. Her biography is available in 130 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 123 in 2019). Aung San Suu Kyi is the 15th most popular social activist (down from 14th 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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  • 130

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Aung San Suu Kyis by language

Over the past year Aung San Suu Kyi has had the most page views in the with 1,610,027 views, followed by Chinese (154,790), and Japanese (131,982). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Azerbaijani (68,700.00%), Korean (261.91%), and Zazaki (261.19%)


Among social activists, Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 15 out of 840Before her are Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Martin Luther King Jr., Jean-Paul Marat, and Claus von Stauffenberg. After her are Jane Addams, Nicholas Winton, Rosa Parks, Gustav I of Sweden, Peter Kropotkin, and Robert Owen.

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Among people born in 1945, Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 9Before her are Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Gerd Müller, Rodrigo Duterte, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Vince McMahon, and Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein. After her are Wim Wenders, Radovan Karadžić, Tom Selleck, Eric Clapton, Helen Mirren, and Daniel Ortega.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Aung San Suu Kyi ranks 1 out of 40After her are U Thant (1909), Aung San (1915), Bayinnaung (1516), U Nu (1907), Thein Sein (1944), Ne Win (1910), Than Shwe (1933), Alaungpaya (1714), Peter Townsend (1914), Win Myint (1951), and Min Aung Hlaing (1956).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Myanmar (Burma)

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