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Anies Baswedan
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18th Governor of Jakarta
Assumed office
16 October 2017
Deputy
  • Sandiaga Uno (2017–2018)
  • Ahmad Riza Patria (2020–present)
Preceded by Djarot Saiful Hidayat
27th Minister of Education and Culture of Indonesia
In office
27 October 2014 – 27 July 2016
President Joko Widodo
Preceded by Muhammad Nuh
Succeeded by Muhadjir Effendy
Rector of Paramadina University
In office
2007–2015
Preceded by Nurcholish Madjid
Succeeded by Firmanzah
Personal details
Born
Anies Rasyid Baswedan

7 May 1969 (1969-05-07) (age 52)
Kuningan, West Java, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian
Political party Independent
Spouse(s)
Fery Farhati Ganis (m. 1996)
Children 4
Parents
  • Rasyid Baswedan (father)
  • Aliyah Rasyid (mother)
Relatives
  • Abdurrahman Baswedan (grandfather)
  • Novel Baswedan (cousin)
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Occupation
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Anies Rasyid Baswedan (born 7 May 1969) is an Indonesian academic, activist, and politician who currently serves as the Governor of Jakarta since October 2017. A student activist and political analyst before entering public service, he served as rector of Paramadina University before being appointed to be Minister of Education and Culture in Joko Widodo administration. He is the founder of Indonesia Mengajar, a program that selects, trains, and assigns university graduates to serve in a one-year teaching mission across the country.

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