|7th President of Indonesia|
|Assumed office |
20 October 2014
|Vice President||Jusuf Kalla (2014–2019)|
Ma'ruf Amin (since 2019)
|Preceded by||Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono|
|14th Governor of Jakarta|
15 October 2012 – 16 October 2014
|Deputy||Basuki Tjahaja Purnama|
|Preceded by||Fauzi Bowo|
|Succeeded by||Basuki Tjahaja Purnama|
|15th Mayor of Surakarta|
28 July 2005 – 1 October 2012
|Deputy||F. X. Hadi Rudyatmo|
|Preceded by||Slamet Suryanto|
|Succeeded by||F. X. Hadi Rudyatmo|
21 June 1961
Iriana (m. 1986)
|Alma mater||Gadjah Mada University|
Joko Widodo (Indonesian: யோகோ விடோடோ) (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.
Jokowi is a member of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P). He started his career as Mayor of Surakarta from 28 July 2005 until 1 October 2012. Then, he was Governor of Jakarta from 15 October 2012 until 16 October 2014. He has been President of Indonesia since 20 October 2014. His Vice President is Jusuf Kalla. Jokowi is running for re-election in the April 2019 presidential election.
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 graduated from the Faculty of Forestry at the Gadjah Mada University.
References[change | change source]
- "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. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
- "Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo's metal manifesto". The Guardian. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
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