Definition of Aung San Suu Kyi
- (b.1945), Burmese political leader, daughter of Aung San and leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) since 1988. She was held under house arrest from 1989 to 1995, and the ruling military government refused to recognize her party’s victory in the 1990 elections. From 2000 she was frequently detained again before being released in 2010. In 2012 she won a seat in the lower house of the Burmese parliament. Nobel Peace Prize (1991).