Salahuddin Wahid

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Salahuddin Wahid (11 September 1942 – 2 February 2020), known as Gus Solah, was an Indonesian Islamic scholar and politician. He was a member of the People's Consultative Assembly from 1998 to 1999 and was the vice chair of the National Commission on Human Rights from 2002 to 2004.

During the 2004 presidential election, he became the running mate to Wiranto, though the ticket lost the election.

Wahid was born in Jombang, Japanese Indies. He studied at Bandung Institute of Technology.

In January 2020, Wahid had surgery at a Jakarta hospital. He died from problems caused by the surgery on 2 February 2020, aged 77.[1]

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  1. "Mantan Wakil Ketua Komnas HAM Gus Sholah Tutup Usia" [Former Vice Chair of National Commission on Human Rights Gus Sholah Passed Away]. CNBC Indonesia. 2 February 2020.