November 13, 2010 - Suu Kyi is released from house arrest. She has spent 15 of the last 21 years under house arrest.
November 15, 2010 - Speaking to reporters at the headquarters of her National League for Democracy (NLD) pledges to keep working toward restoring democracy and improving human rights in Myanmar.
January 28, 2011 - Suu Kyi's recorded message is played at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, in which she stresses the need for Myanmar to re-establish ties with the rest of the world.
November 18, 2011 - Nyan Win, the spokesman for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, says that Suu Kyi will participate in the next elections. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy announced earlier in the day that it planned to re-register as a political party and participate in all future parliamentary elections.
December 13, 2011 - The National League for Democracy is granted permission to register for future elections in Myanmar.
January 18, 2012 - Registers to run for a parliamentary seat.
April 1, 2012 - Wins a seat in parliament in Myanmar's first multiparty elections since 1990.
May 2, 2012 - Along with 33 other newly elected members of her party, the National League for Democracy, takes the oath of office for Myanmar's parliament, resolving an impasse over the oath's wording that had been preventing her from taking her seat in the legislature.
May 29, 2012 - Makes history by stepping on foreign soil for the first time in more than two decades when she arrives in Bangkok, Thailand.
June 1, 2012 - Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the World Economic Forum on East Asia.
June 16, 2012 - Delivers her acceptance speech for her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo, Norway.
June 21, 2012 - Addresses both houses of the British parliament.
September 19, 2012 - Aung San Suu Kyi accepts the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, D.C. She later meets with President Barack Obama.
November 19, 2012 - Meets with President Barack Obama at the lakeside villa where she spent years under house arrest. Obama praises Suu Kyi for her courage and determination during his visit to Myanmar, the first visit by a sitting U.S. president.