Joko Widodo (Javanese: ꦗꦑ꧈ꦮꦶꦢꦢ Gêdrìk: Jåkå Widådå; O-Javanese: Jaka Widada; born 21 June 1961), also known as Jokowi (Javanese: ꦗꦑꦮꦶ), is an Indonesian politician and former businessman. He has been serving as President of Indonesia since 20 October 2014.
Widodo was born in Surakarta, Central Java. He is a Muslim. He has been married to Iriana since 1986. They have three children. He is also a heavy metal music fan. He was able to complete his education at the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Gajah Mada.
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- "Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president; reaches out to opposition and common people in inaugural speech". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 20 October 2014. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-20/joko-widodo-sworn-in-as-indonesias-seventh-president/5827050. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
- "Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo's metal manifesto". The Guardian. 11 July 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jul/11/joko-jokowi-widodos-metal-manifesto. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
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