|Biographical detail : ||Writer.
Taqdir was a writer and founding editor of Pudjangga Baru a most influential literary magazine in 1933. He was the author of many books on history, literature, language and culture.
From 1988 onwards Taqdir travelled to many countries including Germany and United States. As he was declared a traitor by the Sukarno government, he returned to Indonesia only after the fall of Sukarno in 1968.
Taqdir Alisjahbana Sultan was born in Sumatra, Indonesia.