Joko Widodo

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo Full Name: Joko Widodo


Profession: President of Indonesia
Why Famous: Previously the Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012 and Governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014, he is the first Indonesian president not to have emerged from the country’s political elite or as an army general.

His win was seen as reflecting Indonesian voters' desire for new and less corrupt leaders.

Born: June 21, 1961 (57 years old)
Birthplace: Surakarta, Indonesia

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1986-12-24 President of Indonesia Joko Widodo (25) weds Iriana (23) in Solo, Central Java

Historical Events in the Life of Joko Widodo

  • 2014-07-09 Joko Widodo is elected President of Indonesia
  • 2014-10-20 Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

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