1901 - 1970


Sukarno (; born Kusno Sosrodihardjo, Javanese: [kʊsnɔ]; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was an Indonesian politician who was the first president of Indonesia, serving from 1945 to 1967. Sukarno was the leader of the Indonesian struggle for independence from the Dutch Empire. He was a prominent leader of Indonesia's nationalist movement during the Dutch colonial period and spent over a decade under Dutch detention until released by the invading Japanese forces in World War II. Sukarno and his fellow nationalists collaborated to garner support for the Japanese war effort from the population, in exchange for Japanese aid in spreading nationalist ideas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sukarno has received more than 2,102,681 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 457th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sukarno ranks 453 out of 14,801Before him are Christian VII of Denmark, Tiberius Gracchus, Zhou Enlai, Honorius, James II of England, and Patrice Lumumba. After him are Mahidevran, Constantius Chlorus, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Fulgencio Batista, Irene of Athens, and Robert the Bruce.

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Among people born in 1901, Sukarno ranks 10Before him are Werner Heisenberg, Enrico Fermi, Jacques Lacan, Louis Armstrong, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, and Linus Pauling. After him are Fulgencio Batista, Rudolf Höss, Alberto Giacometti, Leopold III of Belgium, Magda Goebbels, and Gary Cooper. Among people deceased in 1970, Sukarno ranks 10Before him are Gamal Abdel Nasser, Abraham Maslow, Erich Maria Remarque, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jimi Hendrix, and Yukio Mishima. After him are Max Born, Alexander Kerensky, Hjalmar Schacht, Nelly Sachs, Mark Rothko, and François Mauriac.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Sukarno ranks 2 out of 63Before him are Willem Einthoven (1860). After him are Suharto (1921), Anthony Fokker (1890), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Joko Widodo (1961), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Enrique of Malacca (1495).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, Sukarno ranks 1After him are Suharto (1921), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Joko Widodo (1961), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), Prabowo Subianto (1951), and Jusuf Kalla (1942).

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