Mohammad Hatta

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Mohammad Hatta
Mohammad Hatta 1950.jpg
Mohammad Hatta in 1950
1st Vice President of Indonesia
In office
18 August 1945 – 1 December 1956
PresidentSukarno
Succeeded byHamengkubuwono IX
3rd Prime Minister of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 20 December 1949
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAmir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded bySusanto Tirtoprodjo (acting)
Mohammad Natsir
4th Minister of Defence of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 4 August 1949
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAmir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded byHamengkubuwono IX
4th Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
20 December 1949 – 6 September 1950
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAgus Salim
Succeeded byMohammad Roem
Personal details
Born(1902-08-12)12 August 1902
Fort de Kock, West Sumatra, Dutch East Indies
Died14 March 1980(1980-03-14) (aged 77)
Jakarta, Indonesia
NationalityIndonesia
Political partyIndonesian National Party
Spouse(s)Rahmi Rachim
ChildrenMeutia Hatta
Gemala Hatta
Halida Hatta
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Mohammad Hatta (About this soundlisten ;12 August 1902 – 14 March 1980) was Indonesia's first Vice President of Indonesia, later also being the country's Prime Minister. He fought for the independence of Indonesia from the Dutch.[1]

Hatta died on 14 March 1980 in Jakarta and was buried in Jakarta's Tanah Kusir public cemetery.

Awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kahin, George McTurnan (1961) [1952]. Nationalism and Revolution in Indonesia. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.
Political offices
Preceded by
Position Created
Vice President of Indonesia
18 August 1945 – 1 December 1956
Succeeded by
Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX
Preceded by
Amir Sjarifoeddin
Prime Minister of Indonesia
29 January 1948 – 16 January 1950
Succeeded by
Abdul Halim