ExEAS: Asian Revolutions in the Twentieth Century
Aung San Suu Kyi (1945-present)

Online Resouces
Aung San Suu Kyi Timeline

Aung San Suu Kyi Picture

Biographies, Profiles, and General Resources

Aung San Suu Kyi – A Biography, Nobel e-Museum.
A reliable and comprehensive summary of the major events and accomplishments of Aung San Suu Kyi from the Nobel Peace Prize website.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Pages

A comprehensive site, including a detailed timeline, speeches by Aung San Suu Kyi, and information on Myanmar/Burma.
Free Burma Coalition

Includes information about Myanmar/Burma and the pro-democracy movement.

Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi

A brief biographical sketch of Aung San Suu Kyi provided by the BBC in which Suu Kyi is compared to Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Burma: Grace Under Pressure

A photo essay on Myanmar/Burma by photographer Geoffrey Hiller. Requires Flash Player.

Free Again, Online NewsHour, PBS

Transcript and video of a May 2002 NewsHour episode featuring analysis of Aung San Suu Kyi’s 2002 release by the military government of Myanmar.


Speeches, Writing, and Other Primary Sources

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Pages

Select “Speeches" for transcripts of speeches by Aung San Suu Kyi. The “Sounds & Videos" section includes audio of speeches by Aung San Suu Kyi (in Burmese.)


Photos and Artistic Representations
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Aung San Suu Kyi: A Life in Pictures, BBC News

A collection of nine photographs.

Martyr — Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

A four minute montage of video and photographs of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma

Photos depicting Burmese people using posters of Suu Kyi at rallies.

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