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Personal data
Date of birth6 June 1901
Place of birthSurabaya, Dutch East Indies
Date of death21 June 1970(age 69)
Place of deathJakarta, Indonesia
Political partyIndonesian National Party
Inggit Garnasih
Kartini Manoppo
Ratna Sari Dewi Soekarno
Yurike Sanger
Heldy Djafar
Amelia de la Rama Braly
1st President of Indonesia
In office18 August 1945 - 12 March 1967
PresidentMohammad Hatta
Prime ministerSutan Sjahrir
Amir Sjarifuddin
Muhammad Hatta
Abdul Halim
Muhammad Natsir
Soekiman Wirjosandjojo
Ali Sastroamidjojo
Burhanuddin Harahap
Djuanda Kartawidjaja
Vice PresidentMohammad Hatta
Succeeded bySuharto
12th Prime Minister of Indonesia as President of Indonesia For Life
In officeJuly 9, 1959 - March 11, 1966
Succeeded byPost abolished
Preceded byDjuanda Kartawidjaja

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Sukarno, born Kusno Sosrodihardjo (6 June 1901 � 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia.

Sukarno was the leader of his country's struggle for independence from the Netherlands and was Indonesia's first President from 1945 to 1967. He was replaced by one of his generals, Suharto (see Transition to the New Order), and remained under house arrest until his death.

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