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Taufiq Kiemas (Muhammad Taufiq Kiemas) was born on 31 December, 1942 in Bandar Lampung, Japanese East Indies, is a politician. Discover Taufiq Kiemas’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 71 years old?
|Muhammad Taufiq Kiemas
|71 years old
|31 December 1942
|Bandar Lampung, Japanese East Indies
|Date of death
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Who Is Taufiq Kiemas’s Wife?
His wife is Megawati Sukarnoputri
|Tjik Agus Kiemas (father)Hamzathoen Roesyda (mother)
Taufiq Kiemas Net Worth
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|Net Worth in 2023
|$1 Million – $5 Million
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In 2021, Pekon Serai Airport in Pesisir Barat Regency, Lampung was renamed after him.
Taufiq Kiemas died on 8 June 2013 in Singapore General Hospital, Singapore after a heart attack. The following day his body was flown back to Jakarta in an Indonesian Air Force Hercules cargo aircraft where he was given a full state funeral and buried at the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery. The President of Indonesia, president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono presided over the official ceremony which was attended by the senior members of Taufiq’s family, the Indonesian Cabinet, and hundreds of leading political and national figures.
Taufiq wrote a number of books, most notably his biography, “Gelora Kebangsaan Tak Kunjung Padam” (“The National Spirit Remains Alive”) which recounted both episodes of his life and his thoughts about various national issues. It was launched in December 2012 to celebrate his 70th birthday.
Now as one of the important figures in the party, he serves as Chairman of the Central Advisory Council, and was re-elected as a member of the People’s Representative Council for the 2009–2014 period from the Electoral District of West Java II. Taufiq was the leader of the PDI-P’s Muslim religious wing. He was a well-known participant in PDI-P affairs, often commenting on national matters such as preparations for the 2014 legislative and presidential elections in Indonesia and sometimes differing with his wife on certain issues concerning the management and leadership of the party.
His career began to shine after the New Order regime was overthrown by students and the public in 1998. In the 1999 legislative election, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) came out victorious. This victory led his wife to become the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia and then on July 23 2001 became the fifth President of Indonesia replacing Abdurrahman Wahid after Wahid’s mandate was revoked by the People’s Consultative Assembly.
Taufiq Kiemas suffered from heart and kidney problems. He had bypass surgery in Australia in 2000, another operation in 2005 to install a pacemaker, and another to replace the pacemaker battery. Taufiq had also been hospitalized on a number of occasions after the treatment.
Taufiq Kiemas started his political career when he was a student by joining the GMNI. He then joined the Indonesian Democratic Party and was elected as a member of the People’s Representative Council in 1992. During the New Order era, his political career was largely castrated by the authorities.
In 1973, he married Megawati Sukarnoputri, the daughter of Indonesia’s first president, Sukarno. The marriage was Megawati’s third marriage, and together they had a daughter, Puan Maharani, who is currently serving as the Speaker of the People’s Representative Council. Taufiq also had two half-sons from Megawati’s previous marriage.
Muhammad Taufiq Kiemas (31 December 1942 – 8 June 2013) was an Indonesian politician, who served as the Speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly of Indonesia from 2009 until his death in 2013. A member of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), he was the husband of Megawati Sukarnoputri, president of Indonesia from 2001 to 2004.