1921–2008, Indonesian army officer and political leader: president 1967–98.
T. N. J. 1921–2008, Indonesian general and statesman; president (1968–98)
A soldier and statesman in Indonesia in the twentieth century. An abortive coup by communists in 1965 led to the gradual devolution of power from Sukarno to the army, with Suharto assuming power in 1967. He became president in 1968 upon Sukarno’s resignation and held that post until forced from office in 1998 by mass protests against corruption and nepotism in his government.
noun 1. Sukarno. noun 1. Achmed [ahk-med] /ˈɑk mɛd/ (Show IPA), 1901–1970, Indonesian statesman: president of the Republic of Indonesia 1945–67. noun 1. a variant spelling of (Achmed) Sukarno noun 1. Achmed (ˈɑːkmɛd). 1901–70, Indonesian statesman; first president of the Republic of Indonesia (1945–67) Sukarno [(sooh-kahr-noh)] A statesman who became the first president of Indonesia […]
noun 1. Dutch name of Sumba. noun 1. the former spelling of Sumba
noun 1. Dutch name of Sumbawa. noun 1. the former spelling of Sumbawa
- Soenda strait
noun 1. the former spelling of Sunda Strait