Biography - A Short Wiki
For three decades, this Golkar Party politician served as President of Indonesia. Earlier in his life, he was the Indonesian Army’s Chief of Staff and the Secretary General of Indonesia’s Non-Aligned Movement.
The child of Javanese peasant parents, he grew up in a largely unstable environment, though he found some semblance of a family life while in the care of his brother-in-law and older sister. In his mid-twenties, he married Siti Hartinah; the couple raised seven children.
How did Suharto die?
Suharto's death was caused by Sepsis.
|Cause of death||Sepsis|
|Age of death||86 years|
|Birthday||June 8, 1921|
|Death date||January 27, 2008|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
We should not allow our republic, which was established with our sacrifice, to disintegrate. This would amount to disrespect for the heroes who sacrificed everything for the Republic of Indonesia.Suharto
Let them say what they say. The truth is, I did not engage in corruption.Suharto
I have always asked God to guide me in each of my tasks.Suharto
If I remember the suffering of my childhood and youth, it could make me sad. But if one thinks of the benefits, it is precisely because of these sufferings since I was small that I have become a man. I have become a person who thinks, who has feelings, because I have suffered.Suharto
It turned out that all socio-political forces – namely the United Development Party, Indonesian Democratic Party, Functional Group, and ABRI factions – said the majority of people still wanted me to accept the renomination for the 1998-2003 term. Well, that being the case, I was ready to accept their renomination with a sense of responsibility.Suharto