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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
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6th President of Indonesia
In office
20 October 2004 – 20 October 2014
Vice President
Preceded by Megawati Sukarnoputri
Succeeded by Joko Widodo
Leader of the Democratic Party
In office
30 March 2013 – 15 March 2020
Preceded by Anas Urbaningrum
Succeeded by Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
8th and 10th Coordinating Minister of Politics, Social, and Security of Indonesia
In office
10 August 2001 – 11 March 2004
President Megawati Sukarnoputri
Preceded by Agum Gumelar
Succeeded by Hari Sabarno
In office
26 August 2000 – 1 June 2001
President Abdurrahman Wahid
Preceded by Soejardi Soedirja
Succeeded by Agum Gumelar
Minister of Mining and Energy
In office
29 October 1999 – 26 August 2000
President Abdurrahman Wahid
Preceded by Kuntoro Mangkusubroto
Succeeded by Purnomo Yusgiantoro
Personal details
Born 9 September 1949 (1949-09-09) (age 71)
Pacitan, Indonesia
Political party Democratic Party
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)
Ani Yudhoyono
(m. 1976; died 2019)
Children Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono
Mother Siti Habibah
Father Soekotjo
Alma mater
  • Indonesian Military Academy
  • United States Army Command and General Staff College
  • Webster University
  • Bogor Agricultural University
Awards Adhi Makayasa (1973)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  Indonesia
Branch/service Insignia of the Indonesian Army.svg Indonesian Army
Years of service 1973–2000
Rank 22-TNI Army-GEN.svg TNI General

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.

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


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