Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma)

She is a Burmese opposition politician and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy, holder of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and of the Nobel Peace Prize, for which she was submitted by Vaclav Havel in 1991. The ruling military junta put her under house arrest in 1989 and offered to release her if she left the country. She refused and wasn’t released until 2010.