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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F.A.Q. about Sukarno
When is his birthday?
Sukarno's birthday is on June 6, 1901.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sukarno's birthday is in 338 days
How old was Sukarno when he died?
He was 69 years old.
When did he die?
He died in June 21, 1970.
How old would he be today?
Sukarno would be 121 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sukarno from?
He was born in Blitar, Dutch East Indies.
What was Sukarno's height?
He was 5′ 8″ (1.72m) tall.
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