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Mohammad Hatta
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Mohammad Hatta in 1950
1st Vice President of Indonesia
In office
18 August 1945 – 1 December 1956
President Sukarno
Succeeded by Hamengkubuwono IX
3rd Prime Minister of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 20 December 1949
President Sukarno
Preceded by Amir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded by Susanto Tirtoprodjo (acting)
Mohammad Natsir
4th Minister of Defence of Indonesia
In office
29 January 1948 – 4 August 1949
President Sukarno
Preceded by Amir Sjarifoeddin
Succeeded by Hamengkubuwono IX
4th Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
20 December 1949 – 6 September 1950
President Sukarno
Preceded by Agus Salim
Succeeded by Mohammad Roem
Personal details
Born (1902-08-12)12 August 1902
Fort de Kock, West Sumatra, Dutch East Indies
Died 14 March 1980(1980-03-14) (aged 77)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesia
Political party Indonesian National Party
Spouse(s) Rahmi Rachim
Children Meutia Hatta
Gemala Hatta
Halida Hatta
Signature Mohammad Hatta signature.svg

Mohammad Hatta (;12 August 1902 – 14 March 1980) was Indonesia's first Vice President of Indonesia, later also being the country's Prime Minister. He fought for the independence of Indonesia from the Dutch.

Hatta died on 14 March 1980 in Jakarta and was buried in Jakarta's Tanah Kusir public cemetery.


  • Order of the Sacred Treasure (1943)
  • Bintang Gerilya (1952)
  • Honorary doctoral Indonesia University "UI" (1958)
Political offices
Preceded by
Position Created
Vice President of Indonesia
18 August 1945 – 1 December 1956
Succeeded by
Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX
Preceded by
Amir Sjarifoeddin
Prime Minister of Indonesia
29 January 1948 – 16 January 1950
Succeeded by
Abdul Halim

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