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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Personal data
Date of birth09 September 1949(age 67)
Place of birthTremas, Pacitan, Indonesia
Political partyDemocratic Party
SpouseKristiani Herawati
ChildrenAgus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono
ResidenceMerdeka Palace
Alma materMagelang Military Academy
United States Army Command and General Staff College
Webster University
Bogor Agricultural Institute
OccupationMilitary (Retired), Politician, Musician
ReligionIslam
Military service
AllegianceIndonesian National Armed Forces
Service/branchIndonesian National Army
Years of service1973 2000
RankFour-star General
AwardsAdhi Makayasa (1973)
6th President of Indonesia
Assumed office20 October 2004
PresidentJusuf Kalla (2004 2009)
Boediono (2009 )
Vice PresidentJusuf Kalla (2004 2009)
Boediono (2009 )
Preceded byMegawati Sukarnoputri
Coordinating Minister for Legal,Political, and Security Affairs
In office26 August 2000 - 01 June 2001
PresidentAbdurrahman Wahid
Succeeded byAgum Gumelar
Preceded bySoejardi Soedirja
In office9 August 2001 - 01 June 2004
PresidentMegawati Soekarnoputri
Succeeded byHari Sabarno
Preceded byAgum Gumelar
Minister of Mines and Energy
In office23 October 1999 - 26 August 2000
PresidentAbdurrahman Wahid
Succeeded byPurnomo Yusgiantoro
Preceded byKuntoro Mangkusubroto

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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, AC (pronounced -jvʂuʂiɭo b̥amb̥aŋ juɖ̥ɔjɔnoId-Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, (born 9 September 1949) is an Indonesian politician and retired Army general officer who has been President of Indonesia since 2004.

Yudhoyono won the 2004 presidential election, defeating incumbent President Megawati Sukarnoputri. Widely known in Indonesia by his initials "SBY", he was sworn into office on 20 October 2004, together with Jusuf Kalla as Vice President. He ran for re-election in 2009 with Boediono as his running mate, and won with an outright majority of the votes in the first round of balloting; he was sworn in for a second term on 20 October 2009.


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