It's timely to share with you some rare photos of the icon of democracy in Myanmar.....
These photographs are priceless!
New Year’s Day, 1972, Chelsea registry office in London.
Aung San Suu Kyi and Michael Aris marry, aged 26 and 25 respectively
Aung San Suu Kyi at her wedding reception, following a Buddhist blessing
At a family friend's London home
Aung San Suu Kyi on the snowy slopes of a mountain in Bhutan in 1971.
Further up the hill, at Taktsang temple, Michael had proposed to her
The future Nobel laureate riding a mule up a mountain in Bhutan, 1971
Her husband-to-be, Michael Aris, riding a yak in Bhutan,
Where he was a tutor to the royal family, 1971
Aung San Suu Kyi’s mother, Daw Khin Kyi, meets her grandson, Alexander,
For the first time on a family visit to Rangoon. Michael Aris stands at the back. 1974
A family picnic in Grantown-on-Spey. Aung San Suu Kyi with her husband
(with the beard)and two sons Alexander and Kim. The woman in the back
Wearing the headscarf is Mathané Fend, a famous pre-war singer
Who was Aung San Suu Kyi's most trusted friend and confidante,
Her 'emergency aunt'
1970/1980 on the lawn of her father-in-law’s house in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland,
Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband, Michael Aris, an academic and specialist
In Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, in his study at St John's College, Oxford
From 1973 to 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi devoted her time
And energy to motherhood in Oxford
Where her husband was an academic
Having a barbecue on a family holiday to the Norfolk Broads in the early 1980s
HAPPY 65th BIRTHDAYDAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI