Ma'ruf Amin

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Ma'ruf Amin
Vice President-elect of Indonesia
Assuming office
20 October 2019
PresidentJoko Widodo
SucceedingJusuf Kalla
Chairman of the Ulema Council of Indonesia
Assumed office
27 August 2015
Preceded byDin Syamsuddin
Supreme Leader of Nahdlatul Ulama
In office
6 August 2015 – 22 September 2018
Preceded byMustofa Bisri
Succeeded byMiftachul Akhyar (acting)
Personal details
Born (1943-03-11) 11 March 1943 (age 76)
Tangerang, Japanese East Indies
Political partyIndependent
Other political
affiliations
United Development Party
National Awakening Party
Spouse(s)
Siti Churiyah
(m. 1964; died 2013)

Wury Estu Handayani (m. 2014)
Children8
Alma materIbnu Khaldun University, Bogor
OccupationPolitician, cleric

Ma'ruf Amin (born 11 March 1943) is an Indonesian politician and Islamic cleric. He is the chairman of the Ulema Council of Indonesia.[1] On 21 May 2019, Ma'ruf was elected Vice President of Indonesia.[2]

On 9 August 2018, President Joko Widodo announced that Ma'ruf would be his running mate in the 2019 Indonesian presidential election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ketua MUI | Majelis Ulama Indonesia". mui.or.id. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  2. Ghaliya, Ghina (21 May 2019). "KPU names Jokowi winner of election". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 21 May 2019.