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Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
(Indonesian Badminton Player)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Banyuwangi
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Joko Widodo
(President of Indonesia)
Joko Widodo
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surakarta
Joko Widodo, the current president of Indonesia, has previously been the mayor of Surakarta and the governor of Jakarta. He initially owned a furniture business and later joined the Democratic Party of Struggle. He introduced universal healthcare as Jakarta’s governor. Fortune named him one of "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders."
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Rich Brian
(Known for His Viral Debut Single "Dat $tick")
Rich Brian
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta
Indonesian rapper/comedian Brian Imanuel, also known as Rich Brian or Rich Chigga, initially gained popularity with his skits on Vine. He has a self-titled YouTube channel. His gold-certified debut song, Dat $tick, made it to the American R&B charts. His music style is inspired by artists such as Young Thug.
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Sukarno
(President of Indonesia)
Sukarno
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya
Died: June 21, 1970

Sukarno was an Indonesian politician who played a major role in the Indonesian struggle for independence. An important leader of the country's nationalist movement, Sukarno declared Indonesian independence from the Dutch Empire and became Indonesia's first president in 1945. He was successful in resisting Dutch re-colonization efforts and went on to serve as the Indonesian president until 1967.

 5 
Niki
(Singer)
Niki
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jakarta
 6 
Joe Taslim
(Actor and Martial Artist Known for His Films: ‘The Raid’, ‘Fast & Furious 6’ and ‘Mortal Kombat’)
Joe Taslim
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palembang

Indonesian actor and martial art expert Joe Taslim is best known for his appearances in the films The Raid: Redemption and Fast and Furious 6. He was previously part of the Indonesian national judo team and had won several championships. He has also played Li Yong in the series Warrior.

 7 
Anggun
(Singer-songwriter)
Anggun
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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B. J. Habibie
(Third President of Indonesia)
B. J. Habibie
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parepare
Died: September 11, 2019

B. J. Habibie was an Indonesian politician best remembered for his service as the President of Indonesia from 21 May 1998 to 20 October 1999. An important political figure, Habibie also served as the Vice President of Indonesia in 1998. From 1978 to 1998, he served as the Minister of Research and Technology.

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Yayan Ruhian
(Indonesian Martial Artist and Actor)
Yayan Ruhian
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tasikmalaya
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 10 
Agnez Mo
(Most Awarded Artist in The History of Indonesia With Over 190 Awards)
Agnez Mo
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jakarta

Agnez Mo is an Indonesian actress, singer-songwriter, dancer, and performer. With more than 190 awards under her belt, Agnez Mo is the most decorated artist in Indonesian history. Her impressive award list includes 18 AMI Awards, five Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids’ Choice Awards, eight Panasonic Awards, two Mnet Asian Music Awards, and four MTV Indonesia Awards.

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Abdurrahman Wahid
(Former President of Indonesia)
Abdurrahman Wahid
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jombang Regency
Died: December 30, 2009

Grandson of the founder of the Nahdatul Ulama, Abdurrahman Wahid shunned the orthodox education at his university in Cairo and immersed himself in American movies, football, and Marxism. The former Indonesian president was a Magsaysay Award winner and is remembered for promoting peace, education, and social development.

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Candace Nelson
(Indonesian Pastry Chef and Judge on the TV Series ‘Cupcake Wars’ and ‘Sugar Rush’)
Candace Nelson
10
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: May 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indonesia
Candace Nelson is a pastry chef and TV personality. She is credited with co-founding Sprinkles Cupcakes, one of the first cupcake bakeries in the world. Sprinkles currently has 24 locations across the USA and celebrities like Serena Williams, Tom Cruise, and Oprah Winfrey have publicly appreciated Sprinkles Cupcakes. Nelson also appears as a judge on TV shows like Cupcake Wars.
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 13 
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
(Indonesian Badminton Player)
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cimahi
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Chelsea Islan
(Actress, Model)
Chelsea Islan
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Joey Alexander
(Jazz musician)
Joey Alexander
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 25, 2003
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Denpasar
 16 
Luna Maya
(Model, Actress)
Luna Maya
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Denpasar
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Audy Item
(Singer)
Audy Item
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Susi Susanti
(Indonesia Retired Badminton Player)
Susi Susanti
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tasikmalaya
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Maudy Ayunda
(Singer-Songwriter)
Maudy Ayunda
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Stephanie Poetri
(pop singer who is known for her popular singles "I Love you 3000" and "Appreciate")
Stephanie Poetri
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jakarta
 21 
Cinta Laura
(Actress)
Cinta Laura
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quakenbruck
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Nazril Irham
(Singer-songwriter)
Nazril Irham
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Langkat Regency
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Greysia Polii
(Indonesian Former Badminton Player Specializing in Doubles)
Greysia Polii
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 24 
Gajah Mada
(Powerful Military Leader of the Javanese Empire of Majapahit During the 14th Century)
Gajah Mada
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1290 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1364 AD

Gajah Mada was a military leader best remembered for his service as the Mahapatih of the Majapahit Empire from 1331 to 1364. He is said to have played an important role in bringing the empire to the peak of its glory. Today, Gajah Mada is widely regarded as a national hero and a symbol of patriotism in Indonesia.

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Julie Estelle
(Actress)
Julie Estelle
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Marques Bolden
(Basketball player)
Marques Bolden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Mohammad Ahsan
(Indonesian Badminton Player)
Mohammad Ahsan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palembang
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Isyana Sarasvati
(Singer, Composer)
Isyana Sarasvati
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bandung
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Nike Ardilla
(Singer, Actress)
Nike Ardilla
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bandung
Died: March 19, 1995
 30 
Anies Baswedan
(The Governor of Jakarta Who Has Previously Been the Rector of Paramadina University)
Anies Baswedan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuningan

The governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan is also a seasoned academician, who has been the rector of Paramadina University and one of the youngest to hold that position. He has also been Indonesia’s minister of education and culture. He launched the Teaching Indonesia Movement, which unites the youth to contribute to education.

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Iqbaal Ramadhan
(Actor)
Iqbaal Ramadhan
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surabaya
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Lyodra Ginting
(Singer)
Lyodra Ginting
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medan
 33 
Maya Soetoro-Ng
(Maternal Half-Sister of Former American President Barack Obama)
Maya Soetoro-Ng
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta

Maya Soetoro-Ng is the maternal half-sister of former American President Barack Obama. She is currently working as a consultant for the Obama Foundation and is credited with working towards the development of the Asia-Pacific Leaders Program. She is also credited with co-founding nonprofit organizations, such as Institute for Climate and Peace and The Peace Studio.

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Irfan Bachdim
(Indonesian Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger or Attacking Midfielder)
Irfan Bachdim
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Hendra Setiawan
(Indonesian Badminton Player)
Hendra Setiawan
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pemalang
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Pramoedya Ananta Toer
(Indonesian Author Who Was Branded a Communist and Imprisoned for Most of His Career)
Pramoedya Ananta Toer
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blora Regency
Died: April 30, 2006

Indonesian author Pramoedya Ananta Toer started his career as a typist in his teens. He penned his first novel in a Dutch prison camp, after being imprisoned for his revolutionary activities. Best known for his work the Buru Quartet, he later became a poster child for freedom of expression and human rights.

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Valerie Mahaffey
(Actress)
Valerie Mahaffey
4
Birthdate: June 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sumatra
 38 
Julia Perez
(Actress, Singer)
Julia Perez
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jakarta
Died: June 10, 2017
Height: 3'3" (99 cm)
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Sophia Latjuba
(Actress, Singer)
Sophia Latjuba
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Berlin
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Laura Gemser
(Actress, Model)
Laura Gemser
3
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Semarang

Indonesian-born Laura Gemser moved to the Netherlands with her parents at age 4. After beginning her career as a nude model for men’s magazines, she later soared to fame with her appearances in the Black Emanuelle sexploitation films. She also created headlines for her romance and then for her marriage to co-star Gabriele Tinti.

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Jessica Iskandar
(Actress)
Jessica Iskandar
0
Birthdate: January 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jakarta
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Nagita Slavina
(Actress, Singer)
Nagita Slavina
1
Birthdate: February 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Dewi Sukarno
(Socialite)
Dewi Sukarno
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tokyo
 44 
Suzzanna
(Actress)
Suzzanna
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bogor
Died: October 15, 2008
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 45 
Rudy Hartono
(One of the Greatest Badminton Players of All Time)
Rudy Hartono
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Surabaya
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Lester Prosper
(Basketball player)
Lester Prosper
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roseau
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Dylan Sahara
(Actress, Presenter)
Dylan Sahara
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ponorogo
Died: December 22, 2018
 48 
Ayu Gani
(Model)
Ayu Gani
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nganjuk
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jonatan Christie
(Indonesian Professional Badminton Player)
Jonatan Christie
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Hendrawan
(Indonesian Badminton Coach and Former Player)
Hendrawan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malang
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)