Aung San Suu Kyi

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Politician, diplomat, and author who is the first State Counsellor and Leader of the National League for Democracy of Myanmar. She became the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in 1988, which she had formed with the help of several retired army officials. She spent much of her time between 1989 and 2010 in detention by military-ruled Myanmar. In the 2015 elections, her party won a landslide victory, and she assumed office in 2016.

Politician, diplomat, and author who is the first State Counsellor and Leader of the National League for Democracy of Myanmar. She became the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in 1988, which she had formed with the help of several retired army officials. She spent much of her time between 1989 and 2010 in detention by military-ruled Myanmar. In the 2015 elections, her party won a landslide victory, and she assumed office in 2016.

National Library Board Singapore

Nobel Peace Prize (1991)

Congressional Gold Medal (2008)

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