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Habibie, Jusuf

Former President of Indonesia, Indonesia

Bild: 50_Foto_Jusuf Habibie_244x330.jpg Titel: GMF12 Foto Jusuf Habibie Schlagworte: Global Media Forum 2012, Speaker50 Beschreibung: Speaker Jusuf Habibie auf dem Global Media Forum 2012 Format: Sonderformat 244x330 Bildrechte: Jusuf Habibie, Verwertungsrechte im Kontext des Global Media Forums 2012 eingeräumt.

Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie was born in 1936 in Pare-Pare, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. In March 1998 the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) elected and installed Habibie as the seventh Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia. On May 21, l998, he took the oath of office as third President of the Republic of Indonesia. Under his leadership, the country succeeded not only in conducting the first free and fair general elections in 1999 but also in bringing about significant changes towards democratization and reform. Habibie has 17 national and 16 international medals and decorations.

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