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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

sixth President of the Republic of Indonesia

General Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (born 9 September 1949), is an Indonesian retired military general and politician. He was the sixth President of Indonesia from 2004 to 2014. Yudhoyono is the first president to be elected directly by voters. Yudhoyono won the presidency on 20 September 2004. He defeated President Megawati Sukarnoputri.

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.png
6th President of Indonesia
In office
20 October 2004 – 20 October 2014
Vice President
Preceded byMegawati Sukarnoputri
Succeeded byJoko Widodo
Leader of the Democratic Party
Assumed office
30 March 2013
Preceded byAnas Urbaningrum
8th and 10th Coordinating Minister of Politics, Social, and Security of Indonesia
In office
9 August 2001 – 11 March 2004
PresidentMegawati Sukarnoputri
Preceded byAgum Gumelar
Succeeded byHari Sabarno
In office
27 August 2000 – 1 June 2001
PresidentAbdurrahman Wahid
Preceded bySoejardi Soedirja
Succeeded byAgum Gumelar
Minister of Mining and Energy
In office
23 October 1999 – 26 August 2000
PresidentAbdurrahman Wahid
Preceded byKuntoro Mangkusubroto
Succeeded byPurnomo Yusgiantoro
Personal details
Born (1949-09-09) 9 September 1949 (age 70)
Pacitan, Indonesia
Political partyDemocratic Party
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)
Ani Yudhoyono
(m. 1976; died 2019)
ChildrenAgus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono
MotherSiti Habibah
FatherSoekotjo
Alma mater
AwardsAdhi Makayasa (1973)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance Indonesia
Branch/serviceInsignia of the Indonesian Army.svg Indonesian Army
Years of service1973–2000
Rank22-TNI Army-GEN.svg TNI General

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Political offices
Preceded by
Megawati Sukarnoputri
President of Indonesia
2004–2014
Succeeded by
Joko Widodo
Party political offices
Preceded by
None
Democratic nominee for President of Indonesia
2004 (won)
2009 (won)
Succeeded by
None
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Nguyễn Minh Triết
Chairperson of ASEAN
2011
Succeeded by
Hun Sen
Preceded by
Vladimir Putin
Chairperson of APEC
2013
Succeeded by
Xi Jinping