Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Indonesian politician

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (EYD: Basuki Cahaya Purnama, Hakka Chinese: 鍾萬學; Tsung Wan Hok; pinyin: Zhōng Wànxué; born 29 June 1966), also known as Ahok, is an Indonesian politician. He is the current Governor of Jakarta, serving officially since 19 November 2014. He is the first governor to be a Christian and of ethnic Chinese descent.[1]

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Basuki was born in Manggar, Belitung of the Bangka–Belitung Islands province. He is married to Veronica Tan and has three children. He is a Protestant.


  1. "Ahok: 3 firsts for Jakarta governor". The Jakarta Post. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2015.

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