Mohammad Hatta

  • mohammad hatta
    vp hatta.jpg
    1st vice president of indonesia
    in office
    18 august 1945 – 1 december 1956
    presidentsukarno
    succeeded byhamengkubuwono ix
    3rd prime minister of indonesia
    in office
    29 january 1948 – 20 december 1949
    presidentsukarno
    preceded byamir sjarifoeddin
    succeeded by
    • susanto tirtoprodjo (acting)
    • mohammad natsir
    4th minister of defence of indonesia
    in office
    29 january 1948 – 4 august 1949
    presidentsukarno
    preceded byamir sjarifoeddin
    succeeded byhamengkubuwono ix
    4th foreign minister of indonesia
    in office
    20 december 1949 – 6 september 1950
    presidentsukarno
    preceded byagus salim
    succeeded bymohammad roem
    personal details
    born(1902-08-12)12 august 1902
    fort de kock, dutch east indies
    died14 march 1980(1980-03-14) (aged 77)
    jakarta, indonesia
    resting placetanah kusir public cemetery, south jakarta, indonesia
    6°15′10″s 106°46′15″e / 6°15′10″s 106°46′15″e / -6.2528676; 106.7708361
    nationalityindonesia
    political partyindonesian national party (1927–31)
    spouse(s)
    rahmi rachim (m. 1945)
    children
    • meutia farida hatta
    • gemala rabiah hatta
    • halida nuriah hatta
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    mohammad hatta (about this soundlisten ;12 august 1902 – 14 march 1980) was an indonesian politician who served as its first vice president. known as "the proclamator", he and a number of indonesians, including the first president of indonesia, sukarno, fought for the independence of indonesia from the dutch. hatta was born in fort de kock, dutch east indies (now bukittinggi, indonesia). after his early education, he studied in dutch schools in the dutch east indies and studied in the netherlands from 1921 until 1932.

    mohammad hatta is often remembered as bung hatta (according to author pramoedya ananta toer, "bung" is an affectionate title meaning "friend", used to be a way of addressing a person in a familiar way, as an alternative to the old-form "tuan", "mas" or "bang").

  • early life
  • time in the netherlands
  • independence struggle
  • proclamation of independence
  • vice presidency
  • post vice presidency
  • death
  • publications
  • awards
  • miscellaneous
  • notes
  • references
  • further reading

Mohammad Hatta
VP Hatta.jpg
1st Vice President of Indonesia
In office
18 August 1945 – 1 December 1956
PresidentSukarno
Succeeded byHamengkubuwono IX
3rd Prime Minister of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 20 December 1949
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAmir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded by
4th Minister of Defence of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 4 August 1949
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAmir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded byHamengkubuwono IX
4th Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
20 December 1949 – 6 September 1950
PresidentSukarno
Preceded byAgus Salim
Succeeded byMohammad Roem
Personal details
Born(1902-08-12)12 August 1902
Fort de Kock, Dutch East Indies
Died14 March 1980(1980-03-14) (aged 77)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Resting placeTanah Kusir Public Cemetery, South Jakarta, Indonesia
6°15′10″S 106°46′15″E / 6°15′10″S 106°46′15″E / -6.2528676; 106.7708361
NationalityIndonesia
Political partyIndonesian National Party (1927–31)
Spouse(s)
Rahmi Rachim (m. 1945)
Children
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Mohammad Hatta (About this soundlisten ;12 August 1902 – 14 March 1980) was an Indonesian politician who served as its first vice president. Known as "The Proclamator", he and a number of Indonesians, including the first president of Indonesia, Sukarno, fought for the independence of Indonesia from the Dutch. Hatta was born in Fort de Kock, Dutch East Indies (now Bukittinggi, Indonesia). After his early education, he studied in Dutch schools in the Dutch East Indies and studied in the Netherlands from 1921 until 1932.

Mohammad Hatta is often remembered as Bung Hatta (according to author Pramoedya Ananta Toer, "bung" is an affectionate title meaning "friend", used to be a way of addressing a person in a familiar way, as an alternative to the old-form "tuan", "mas" or "bang").