Me­gawati Soekarnop­u­tri

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

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