|Biographical detail : ||Politician and soldier from Sumatra.
A hero who led guerrilla campaigns and fought for Indonesia's independence from the Netherlands. The Indonesian army general who was one of the main architects of 'dwifungsi', the policy that allows the armed forces to play an active role in politics. He also supported the official policy of 'panchasila' in the 1970s.
He was in a coma since a stroke and died in Jakarta.