Me­gawati Soekarnop­u­tri

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The daugh­ter of In­done­sia’s first pres­i­dent, Me­gawati Soekarnop­u­tri is a sea­soned politi­cian with more than 20 years of ex­pe­ri­ence lead­ing In­done­sian Demo­cratic Party (PDI), which changed name to In­done­sian Demo­cratic Party-strug­gle (PDI-P) in Oc­to­ber 1998. Me­gawati Soekarnop­u­tri (b. 23 Jan­uary 1947) was Vice Pres­i­dent of In­done­sia ac­com­pa­ny­ing Pres­i­dent Ab­dur­rah­man Wahid (Gus Dur), and from 23 July 2001 un­til 20 Oc­to­ber 2004, she was sworn in as In­done­sia’s fifth pres­i­dent. In the re­cent pres­i­den­tial race in 2014, she helped Joko Wi­dodo of PDI-P to be­come the coun­try’s sev­enth pres­i­dent.

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