Biography of President Soeharto

Suharto was the second President of the Republic of Indonesia. He was born in Kemusuk, Yogyakarta, on June 8, 1921. His father named Kertosudiro a farmer who also serve as assistant village headman in the fields of irrigation, while his mother was Sukirah.

Soeharto entered the school when eight years old, but often moved. Originally schooled in the Village School (SD) Tens, Godean. Then move to SD Pedes, because her mother and her husband, Mr. Pramod moving house, to Kemusuk Kidul. However, Mr. Kertosudiro then move it to Wuryantoro. Suharto left at home his sister who was married to Prawirowihardjo, an orderly peasantry.

Until finally chosen as a model soldier in the School Officer, Gombong, Central Java in 1941. He officially became a member of the military on October 5, 1945. In 1947, Suharto was married to Siti Hartinah Mangkunegaran employee of a child.

Marriage and Siti Hartinah Lieutenant Colonel Soeharto was held on December 26, 1947 in Solo. At that time the age of 26 years and Hartinah Suharto 24 years. They were blessed with six sons and daughters; Siti Hardiyanti Hastuti, Sigit Harjojudanto, Bambang Trihatmodjo, Siti Hediati Herijadi, Hutomo Mandala Putra and Siti Hutami Endang Adiningsih.

Great generals H.M. Suharto has walked a long way in the military and political career. In the military, Pak Harto has started from the rank of sergeant KNIL soldiers, then commander of the MAP, commander of the regiment with the rank of Major and battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel.

In 1949, he successfully led his forces recaptured the city of Yogyakarta from Dutch colonizers hand at that time. He was also a Guard Commander Sudirman. It also had been a Commander of the Mandala (the liberation of West Irian).

Dated October 1, 1965, erupted G-30-S/PKI. Suharto took over leadership of the Army. In addition to confirmed as Army Commander, General Suharto was appointed by President Soekarno Kopkamtib. In March 1966, General Suharto received the Order of March 11 from President Soekarno. His task, to restore security and order and securing the teachings of the Leader of the Revolution, Bung Karno.

Due to the deteriorating political situation after the eruption G-30-S/PKI, MPRS Special Session, March 1967, appointed Soeharto as Acting President, was inaugurated as President of RI Second, in March 1968. Pak Harto has reigned for more than three decades election passed six times, until he resigned, May 21, 1998.

Both HM Soeharto RI resident died at 13:10 pm Sunday, January 27, 2008. Great Generals of the MPR was awarded honors as the Father of National Development, died at the age of 87 years after being treated for 24 days (from 4 to January 27, 2008) at the Center Pertamina Hospital (RSPP), Jakarta.

Soeharto's death news was first informed Kapolsek New Kebayoran, Commissioner. Dicky Sonandi, in Jakarta, Sunday (27 / 1). Doctor Tim then officially delivered the Presidential press release about the death of Pak Harto promptly at 13:10 pm Sunday, January 27, 2008 in Jakarta RSPP multi-organ failure.

Then around 14:40 o'clock, the corpse of former President Suharto dispatched to the residence of RSPP on Sandalwood Road No. 8, Menteng, Jakarta. Ambulance carrying the body of Soeharto family vehicles and accompanied by a number of relatives and bodyguards. A number of reporters surged when the convoy approached the vehicle was moving toward the Sandalwood Road, resulting in a hit television journalist.

Along Jalan Tanjung and thousands of people welcomed the arrival of Sandalwood motorcade carrying the body Pak Harto. Sobs broke out as a series of citizen vehicles that brought the corpse of former President Soeharto entered the Sandalwood Road, approximately at 14:55, Sunday (27 / 1).

Seementara it, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla and some ministers who are following a limited cabinet meeting on food security, taking the press conference for 3 minutes and 28 seconds at the Presidential Office, Jakarta, Sunday (27 / 1). The President expressed deep condolences on the death of former President Haji Muhammad Suharto Second.

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