Aung San Suu Kyi

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Real NameAung San Suu Kyi
Nick NameDaw Suu, Amay Suu
ProfessionPolitician, Diplomat, and Author
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Date of Birth19 June 1945
Age72 Years
Birth PlaceRangoon, British Burma (now Yangon)
ZodiacGemini
NationalityBurmese
Home TownRangoon, British Burma (now Yangon), Myanmar
SchoolBasic Education High School No. 1 Dagon, Yangon, Myanmar
CollegeUniversity of Delhi St Hugh's College, Oxford SOAS, University of London
Education• On 27 September 1988, she entered politics and founded a political party- National League for Democracy. • On 20 July 1989, she was put under house arrest. • In the 1990 General Elections, NLD secured 80% parliamentary seat. However, Burmese military refused to hand over the power to Suu Kyi and she was again put under house arrest. • On 13 November 2010, she was released from being under house arrest by the Junta Military. • On 18 January 2012, in special parliamentary elections, Suu Kyi formally registered to contest a Pyithu Hluttaw (lower house) seat in the Kawhmu Township constituency. • On 1 April 2012, she won her seat and her party won 43 of the 45 contested seats and she became the official Leader of the Opposition in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. • On 2 May 2012, she took her oath and took office. • On 9 July 2012, Suu Kyi entered the Parliament for the first time as a lawmaker. • On 6 July 2012, she announced to run for the presidency in Myanmar's 2015 elections. However, she was constitutionally barred for the presidency. • In the President Htin Kyaw government, she took over the roles of President's Office Minister, Foreign Affairs Minister, Electric Power and Energy Minister and Education Minister. • on 1 April 2016, she was appointed the State Counsellor (a post created by Htin Kyaw for Suu Kyi) of Myanmar.
ReligionTheravada Buddhist
Martial StatusWidowed
SpouseLate Michael Aris, Historian
Net WorthNot Known
DebutOn 27 September 1988, when she founded a political party- National League for Democracy (NLD)
familyFather- Aung San (Politician and Burmese Freedom Fighter) Mother- Khin Kyi Brother- Aung San Lin, Aung San Oo Sisters- N/A
ChildrenSon- Alex Daughter- Kim
Affairs• On 27 September 1988, she entered politics and founded a political party- National League for Democracy. • On 20 July 1989, she was put under house arrest. • In the 1990 General Elections, NLD secured 80% parliamentary seat. However, Burmese military refused to hand over the power to Suu Kyi and she was again put under house arrest. • On 13 November 2010, she was released from being under house arrest by the Junta Military. • On 18 January 2012, in special parliamentary elections, Suu Kyi formally registered to contest a Pyithu Hluttaw (lower house) seat in the Kawhmu Township constituency. • On 1 April 2012, she won her seat and her party won 43 of the 45 contested seats and she became the official Leader of the Opposition in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. • On 2 May 2012, she took her oath and took office. • On 9 July 2012, Suu Kyi entered the Parliament for the first time as a lawmaker. • On 6 July 2012, she announced to run for the presidency in Myanmar's 2015 elections. However, she was constitutionally barred for the presidency. • In the President Htin Kyaw government, she took over the roles of President's Office Minister, Foreign Affairs Minister, Electric Power and Energy Minister and Education Minister. • on 1 April 2016, she was appointed the State Counsellor (a post created by Htin Kyaw for Suu Kyi) of Myanmar.