Journalists Famous Journalists from Indonesia

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List of notable or famous journalists from Indonesia, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Indonesia and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Indonesia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indonesian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Indonesia is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Ayu Utami and Helmi Johannes.

This historic journalists from Indonesia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indonesian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Indonesia?" These prominent journalists of Indonesia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indonesian journalists.

Use this list of renowned Indonesian journalists to discover some new journalists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (29 items)

Abdul Muis, was an Indonesian writer, journalist and nationalist. He argued tirelessly for Indonesia's independence from the Netherlands. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1886-1959)

Birthplace: Indonesia

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Abdurrahman Wahid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Indonesia
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Abdurrahman Wahid, born Abdurrahman Addakhil, colloquially known as Gus Dur, was an Indonesian Muslim religious and political leader who served as the President of Indonesia from 1999 to 2001. The long-time president of the Nahdlatul Ulama and the founder of the National Awakening Party, Wahid was the first elected president of Indonesia after the resignation of Suharto in 1998. His popular nickname Gus Dur, is derived from Gus, a common honorific for a son of kyai, from short-form of bagus; and Dur, short-form of his name, Abdurrahman. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 69 (1940-2009)

Birthplace: Jombang Regency, Indonesia

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Adam Malik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Indonesia
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Adam Malik Batubara was Indonesia's third vice president, a senior diplomat, foreign minister, and one of the pioneers of Indonesian journalism. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 67 (1917-1984)

Birthplace: Pematangsiantar, Indonesia

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Haji Agus Salim was one of Indonesia's founding fathers and prominent diplomats. He played a leading role in the creation of the Indonesian constitution in 1945 and served as Indonesia's Foreign Minister between 1947 and 1949. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1884-1954)

Birthplace: Bukittinggi, Indonesia

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