Prabowo Subianto

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Prabowo Subianto
Prabowo Subianto portrait.jpg
Prabowo during the 2011 SEA Games
Leader of Gerindra
Assumed office
20 September 2014
Preceded bySuhardi
22nd Commander of Kostrad
In office
20 March 1998 – 22 May 1998
PresidentSuharto
Preceded bySoegijono
Succeeded byJohny Lumintang
15th General Commander of Kopassus
In office
1 December 1995 – 20 March 1998
PresidentSoeharto
Preceded bySubagyo Hadi Siswoyo
Succeeded byMuchdi Purwopranjono
Personal details
Born
Prabowo Subianto Djojohadikusumo

(1951-10-17) 17 October 1951 (age 69)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Political partyGerindra
Other political
affiliations
Golkar (until 2008)
Spouse(s)
Titiek Suharto
(m. 1983; div. 1998)
ChildrenDidit Hediprasetyo
Alma materIndonesian Military Academy
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website
Military service
Allegiance Indonesia
Branch/serviceInsignia of the Indonesian Army.svg Indonesian Army
Years of service1974–1998
RankLetjen pdh ad.png Lieutenant General
UnitInfantry (Kopassus)
CommandsKostrad, Kopassus

Prabowo Subianto Djojohadikusumo (born 17 October 1951) is an Indonesian politician, businessman and former Army Lieutenant General.

Personal life[change | change source]

Prabowo was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. His father is Sumitro Djojohadikusumo, an economist, and his mother is Dora Sigar. He was the husband of the late President Suharto's second daughter, Titiek Suharto. They were married in 1983 and divorced in 1998 during the Indonesian political crisis.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bellman, Eric (3 August 2012). "Indonesians Turn Gaze to Suharto-Era General". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 31 December 2012.