B. J. Habibie

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B. J. Habibie
3rd President of Indonesia
In office
21 May 1998 – 20 October 1999
Vice Presidentnone
Preceded bySuharto
Succeeded byAbdurrahman Wahid
7th Vice President of Indonesia
In office
11 March 1998 – 21 May 1998
Preceded byTry Sutrisno
Succeeded byMegawati Sukarnoputri
4th State Minister for Research and Technology of Indonesia
In office
29 March 1978 – 16 March 1998
Preceded bySoemitro Djojohadikoesoemo
Succeeded byRahardi Ramelan
Personal details
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie

(1936-06-25)25 June 1936
Parepare, South Sulawesi, Dutch East Indies
Died11 September 2019(2019-09-11) (aged 83)
Central Army Hospital of Gatot Soebroto, Jakarta, Indonesia
Cause of deathHeart failure caused by cardiomyopathy
Political partyGolkar
Hasri Ainun Besari
(m. 1962; died 2010)
ChildrenIlham Akbar Habibie (b. 1963)
Thareq Kemal Habibie (b. 1966)
MotherTuti Marini Puspowardojo
FatherAlwi Abdul Jalil Habibie
Alma materBandung Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering 1954)
RWTH (B.E. 1955)
RWTH (Ing. 1962)
  • Engineer
  • aviation industrialist
  • politician

Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019)[1] was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from May 21, 1998 to October 20, 1999.

References[change | change source]

  1. Komara, Indra (11 September 2019). "BJ Habibie Meninggal Dunia". detikNews (in Indonesian). Retrieved 11 September 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by
President of Indonesia
Succeeded by
Abdurrahman Wahid
Preceded by
Try Sutrisno
Vice President of Indonesia
Title next held by
Megawati Sukarnoputri
Preceded by
Soemitro Djojohadikoesoemo
State Minister for Research and Technology of Indonesia
Succeeded by
Rahardi Ramelan
Government offices
New title Head of Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology
Succeeded by
Rahardi Ramelan