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About Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi is on the board of the Burmese National League of Democracy. She was a political prisoner for over 15 years, living under house arrest.
In 1991, Aung won the Nobel Peace Price. In 2012, she was presented with the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the highest civilian honors in the United States. In 2010, the University of Johannesburg awarded Aung with an honorary doctorate degree.
Aung was married to Michael Aris from 1972 until his death from prostate cancer in 1999. He was only able to see his beloved wife 5 times during the 10 years of her imprisonment. Pope John Paul II made a personal appeal to allow him to enter Burma to see her before his death but it was denied. They have 2 sons together.
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Famous quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi
A family is very special. So when a family splits up, it's not good, it's never good.Aung San Suu Kyi
At this age, I should be leading a quiet life.Aung San Suu Kyi
Democracy is when the people keep a government in check.Aung San Suu Kyi
Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.Aung San Suu Kyi
Every government must consider the security of the country. That is just part of the responsibilities of any government. But true security can only come out of unity within a country where there are so many ethnic nationalities.Aung San Suu Kyi
For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change.Aung San Suu Kyi
Frankly, if you do politics, you should not be thinking about your dignity.Aung San Suu Kyi
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.Aung San Suu Kyi
History is always changing.Aung San Suu Kyi
Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.Aung San Suu Kyi
Human beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simply because of the human instinct that makes them turn their face towards freedom.Aung San Suu Kyi
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival.Aung San Suu Kyi
I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.Aung San Suu Kyi
I don't think you can work on feelings in politics, apart from anything else, political change can come very unexpectedly, sometimes overnight when you least expect it.Aung San Suu Kyi
I don't understand why people say that I am full of courage. I feel terribly nervous.Aung San Suu Kyi
I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.Aung San Suu Kyi
I haven't heard any music on the BBC World Service in a long time. Maybe I'm listening at the wrong times. But not one single piece of music.Aung San Suu Kyi
I think by now I have made it fairly clear that I am not very happy with the word hope. I don't believe in people just hoping.Aung San Suu Kyi
I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That's not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course, something wrong with some politicians.Aung San Suu Kyi
I think sometimes if you are alone, you are freer because your time is your own.Aung San Suu Kyi
If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.Aung San Suu Kyi
If I was afraid of being killed, I would never speak out against the government.Aung San Suu Kyi
If you can make people understand why freedom is so important through the arts, that would be a big help.Aung San Suu Kyi
In general people feel more relaxed about participating in politics. They aren't frightened as they used to be.Aung San Suu Kyi
In politics, you also have to be cautiously optimistic.Aung San Suu Kyi
In terms of the history of a far reaching movement, 20 years is not that long.Aung San Suu Kyi
It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.Aung San Suu Kyi
Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.Aung San Suu Kyi
My attitude is, do as much as I can while I'm free. And if I'm arrested I'll still do as much as I can.Aung San Suu Kyi
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.Aung San Suu Kyi
My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.Aung San Suu Kyi
Of course I regret not having been able to spend time with my family.Aung San Suu Kyi
One person alone can't do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.Aung San Suu Kyi
One wants to be together with one's family. That's what families are about.Aung San Suu Kyi
Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent.Aung San Suu Kyi
Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.Aung San Suu Kyi
The democracy process provides for political and social change without violence.Aung San Suu Kyi
The history of the world shows that peoples and societies do not have to pass through a fixed series of stages in the course of development.Aung San Suu Kyi
The Nobel Peace Prize opened up a door in my heart.Aung San Suu Kyi
The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged.Aung San Suu Kyi
War is not the only arena where peace is done to death.Aung San Suu Kyi
What does Burma have to give the United States? We can give you the opportunity to engage with people who are ready and willing to change a society.Aung San Suu Kyi
F.A.Q. about Aung San Suu Kyi
When is her birthday?
Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday is on June 19, 1945.
In how many days is her birthday?
Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday is in 235 days
How old is she?
She is 76 years old.
Where is Aung San Suu Kyi from?
She was born in Rangoon, Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi's Popularity
Aung San Suu Kyi is a famous Burmese politician, who was born on June 19, 1945. As a person born on this date, Aung San Suu Kyi is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (June 19) and the 9th most popular for the year (1945).
People born on June 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Aung San Suu Kyi is the 184th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday, Aung San Suu Kyi is the 1st most famous Burmese.
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