Sukarno, known in private life as Kusno Sosrodihardjo, was made the leader of the Indonesian government between 1945 and 1967. This made him the first-ever president of the country. He was the founder of the Indonesian National Party and helped the country to gain independence from their colonial masters, the Dutch Empire. The emergence of the 30 September Movement marked the beginning of the end of his regime.
- Soekemi Sosrodihardjo (father)
- Ida Ayu Nyoman Rai (mother)
- Fatmawati (married in 1943)
- Naoko Nemoto (tied the knot in 1962)
- Heldy Djafar (married until 1967)
- Megawati Sukarnoputri
- Guruh Sukarnoputra
- Sukmawati Sukarnoputri
- Rachmawati Sukarnoputri
- Karina Kartika Sari Dewi
He studied engineering at Bandung Institute of Technology.
He received lots of honors which include:
- Star of the Republic of Indonesia
- Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
- Lenin Peace Prize
He married nine times.
He introduced the "Guided Democracy" method to help stabilize the political system in the country.
After leaving office, he was put under house arrest.
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Sukarno was a famous Indonesian politician and 1st President of Indonesia, who was born on June 6, 1901. As a person born on this date, Sukarno is listed in our database as the 34th most popular celebrity for the day (June 6) and the 14th most popular for the year (1901).
People born on June 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Sukarno is the 1165th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Sukarno's birthday, Sukarno is the 9th most famous Indonesian.
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