Abdul Haris Nasution

1918 - 2000

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General of the Army (Ret.) Abdul Haris Nasution (3 December 1918 – 6 September 2000) was an Indonesian army general. Born into a Batak Muslim family in the North Sumateran village of Hutapungkut, in what was then the Dutch East Indies, he studied teaching and enrolled at a military academy in Bandung. After Sukarno declared Indonesia's independence on 17 August 1945, Nasution joined the fledgling Indonesian armed forces which was fighting the Indonesian National Revolution against the Dutch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdul Haris Nasution has received more than 233,808 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Abdul Haris Nasution is the 1,096th most popular military personnel (down from 955th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Indonesia (down from 28th in 2019) and the most popular Indonesian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Abdul Haris Nasution ranks 1,096 out of 1,466Before him are Holland Smith, Prince Frederick of Württemberg, Ōtomo no Otomaro, Hydarnes II, Franz Bäke, and Katō Yoshiaki. After him are William Calley, Jean-Étienne Championnet, Saad el-Shazly, Frederick Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg, August Karl von Goeben, and Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval.

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Among people born in 1918, Abdul Haris Nasution ranks 133Before him are Cornell Capa, Mickey Spillane, Ján Kadár, Hella Haasse, Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, and Mehdi Huseynzade. After him are Gottfried von Einem, Sandro Puppo, Georgios Rallis, Hermann Zapf, Hendrik C. van de Hulst, and Brenda Milner. Among people deceased in 2000, Abdul Haris Nasution ranks 119Before him are L. Sprague de Camp, Ian Dury, Wojciech Has, John Tukey, Claire Trevor, and Nancy Marchand. After him are Julie London, Franco Donatoni, Yevgeny Khrunov, Hidetoki Takahashi, Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, and Hendrik C. van de Hulst.

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Among people born in Indonesia, Abdul Haris Nasution ranks 29 out of 93Before him are Cut Nyak Dhien (1850), Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), Jusuf Kalla (1942), Adam Malik (1917), Raden Saleh (1811), and Hella Haasse (1918). After him are Tan Malaka (1897), Sutan Sjahrir (1909), Ma'ruf Amin (1943), Agus Salim (1884), Julius Darmaatmadja (1934), and Chairil Anwar (1922).


Among military personnels born in Indonesia, Abdul Haris Nasution ranks 1