In the 1990 elections, NLD won 81% of the seats in Parliament, but the results were nullified, as the military refused to hand over power, resulting in an international outcry.She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the elections.She studied in the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in New Delhi, and graduated from Lady Shri Ram College, a constituent college of the University of Delhi in New Delhi, with a degree in politics in 1964.
; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese politician, diplomat, and author, and winner of a Nobel Peace Prize.
She is the leader of the National League for Democracy and the first and incumbent State Counsellor, a position akin to a Prime Minister.
Aung San Suu Kyi, like other Burmese names, includes no surname, but is only a personal name, in her case derived from three relatives: "Aung San" from her father, "Suu" from her paternal grandmother, and "Kyi" from her mother Khin Kyi.
Her father, Aung San, founded the modern Burmese army and negotiated Burma's independence from the British Empire in 1947; he was assassinated by his rivals in the same year.
She was at that time temporarily free from house arrest but was unwilling to depart, fearing that she would be refused re-entry if she left, as she did not trust the military junta's assurance that she could return. Since 1989, when his wife was first placed under house arrest, he had seen her only five times, the last of which was for Christmas in 1995.
She was also separated from her children, who live in the United Kingdom, but starting in 2011, they have visited her in Burma.
She is also the first woman to serve as Minister for Foreign Affairs, for the President's Office, for Electric Power and Energy, and for Education.
From 2012 to 2016 she was an MP for Kawhmu Township to the House of Representatives.
Aris was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1997 which was later found to be terminal.