Famous Indonesian Political Leaders

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 1 
Joko Widodo
(President of Indonesia)

Joko Widodo
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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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Sukarno
(President of Indonesia)

Sukarno
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Birthdate: June 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
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.

 3 
B. J. Habibie
(President of Indonesia)

B. J. Habibie
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Birthdate: June 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parepare, Indonesia
Died: September 11, 2019
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 4 
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
(Politician, Officer)

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
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Birthdate: September 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pacitan

 5 
Suharto
(Politician, Military personnel)

Suharto
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Birthdate: June 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kemusuk
Died: January 27, 2008

 6 
Prabowo Subianto
(Entrepreneur, Politician, Military personnel)

Prabowo Subianto
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Birthdate: October 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jakarta

 7 
Megawati Sukarnoputri
(5th President of Indonesia)

Megawati Sukarnoputri
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Birthdate: January 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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 8 
Jusuf Kalla
(Politician, Entrepreneur)

Jusuf Kalla
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Birthdate: May 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Watampone

 9 
Nadiem Makarim
(Politician, Businessperson)

Nadiem Makarim
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Birthdate: July 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Singapore

 10 
Susi Pudjiastuti
(Business Women, Politician)

Susi Pudjiastuti
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Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pangandaran, West Java, Indonesia

 11 
Mohammad Hatta
(Politician)

Mohammad Hatta
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Birthdate: August 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bukittinggi
Died: March 14, 1980

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Abdul Haris Nasution
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Birthdate: December 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kotanopan, Indonesia
Died: September 6, 2000

 13 
Puan Maharani
(Politician)

Puan Maharani
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Birthdate: September 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bandung, Indonesia

 14 
Grace Natalie
(Politician, Journalist)

Grace Natalie
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Birthdate: July 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 15 
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
(1st Vice Heads of National Research and Innovation Agency of Indonesia Steering Committee)

Sri Mulyani Indrawati
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Birthdate: August 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tanjung Karang, Indonesia

 16 
Anies Baswedan
(Politician, Academic)

Anies Baswedan
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Birthdate: May 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuningan, West Java, Indonesia

 17 
Retno Marsudi
(Diplomat, Politician)

Retno Marsudi
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Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Semarang, Indonesia

 18 
Mulan Jameela
(Singer, Politician)

Mulan Jameela
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Birthdate: August 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Garut Kota, Indonesia

 19 

Ki Hajar Dewantara
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Birthdate: May 2, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: April 26, 1959

 20 
Adam Malik
(Former Vice President of Indonesia)

Adam Malik
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Birthdate: July 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pematangsiantar
Died: September 5, 1984

Former Indonesian vice-president and UN general assembly president Adam Malik was initially a journalist. He had launched the news agency Antara. Part of the youth group that kidnapped leaders Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta to snatch Indonesian independence, he later restored relations with other South Asian countries as a foreign minister.

 21 
Sutan Sjahrir
(Political Leader)

Sutan Sjahrir
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Birthdate: March 5, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Padang Panjang City, Indonesia
Died: April 9, 1966

Sultan Agung of Mataram
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Birthdate: 1593 AD
Birthplace: Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: 1645 AD

 23 
Tri Rismaharini
(Politician)

Tri Rismaharini
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Birthdate: November 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kediri, Indonesia

 24 

Omar Said Tjokroaminoto
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Birthdate: August 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Desa Bakur, Indonesia
Died: December 17, 1934

 25 
Rano Karno
(Actor)

Rano Karno
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Birthdate: October 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 26 
Mari Elka Pangestu
(Politician, Economist)

Mari Elka Pangestu
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Birthdate: October 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 27 

Khofifah Indar Parawansa
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Birthdate: May 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

 28 
Ruhut Sitompul
(Politician)

Ruhut Sitompul
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Birthdate: March 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Medan, Indonesia

 29 
Yenny Wahid
(Journalist, Politician)

Yenny Wahid
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Birthdate: October 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indonesia

 30 
Emilia Contessa
(Politician, Singer)

Emilia Contessa
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Birthdate: September 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia

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Adjie Massaid
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Birthdate: August 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: February 5, 2011

 32 
Hana Hasanah Shahab
(Politician, Businesswomen)

Hana Hasanah Shahab
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Birthdate: September 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 33 
Rasuna Said
(Politician, Feminist)

Rasuna Said
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Birthdate: September 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lake Maninjau, Indonesia
Died: November 2, 1965

 34 
Alwi Shihab
(Politician)

Alwi Shihab
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Birthdate: August 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rappang, Indonesia

 35 
Utut Adianto
(Politician)

Utut Adianto
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Birthdate: March 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 36 
Mooryati Soedibyo
(Businesswomen, Politician)

Mooryati Soedibyo
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Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surakarta, Indonesia

 37 
José Abílio Osório Soares
(Last governor of the Indonesian province of East Timor before the country's independence)

José Abílio Osório Soares
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Birthdate: June 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laclubar, Timor-Leste
Died: June 17, 2007

 38 

Rachmat Witoelar
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Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indonesia

 39 
Armida Alisjahbana
(Economist, Politician)

Armida Alisjahbana
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Birthdate: August 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 40 
Widyawati
(Actress, Director)

Widyawati
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Birthdate: July 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

 41 
Dede Yusuf
(Actor, Politician)

Dede Yusuf
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Birthdate: September 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

 42 
Loa Sek Hie
(Former politician, parliamentarian)

Loa Sek Hie
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Birthdate: 1898 AD
Birthplace: Batavia
Died: 1965 AD

 43 
Daing Parani
(Political leader)

Daing Parani
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Died: 1726 AD
Daeng Parani was a Malaysian political leader best remembered as one of the five Bugis brothers who established political dominance over Peninsular Malaysia's royal houses. In the early-18th century, Daeng Parani became involved in the political affairs of the Johor-Riau-Lingga-Pahang sultanate. The Bugis brothers were the real force behind the throne of Johor for a long time.

 44 
Dani Anwar
(Politician)

Dani Anwar
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Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: August 3, 2020

 45 
Syahrul
(Politician)

Syahrul
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Birthdate: August 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Terempa, Indonesia
Died: April 28, 2020

 46 
Nadjmi Adhani
(Politician)

Nadjmi Adhani
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Birthdate: September 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Died: August 10, 2020

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Manuel Carrascalão
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Birthdate: December 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atauro Island, Timor-Leste
Died: July 11, 2009

 48 
Ibnu Saleh
(Politician)

Ibnu Saleh
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Birthdate: October 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indonesia
Died: October 4, 2020

 49 
Masud Yunus
(Politician)

Masud Yunus
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Birthdate: January 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mojokerto, Indonesia
Died: August 27, 2020

 50 
Adi Darma
(Politician)

Adi Darma
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Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tenggarong, Indonesia
Died: October 1, 2020