Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

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Birthday
29, 1966
Birthplace
Indonesia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
Indonesia

About

Indonesian politician known for being the 17th governor of Jakarta. He's of Chinese descent and Christian faith, which made him a target of nationalists and Islamic fundamentalists in the country.

Before Fame

His political career got started in 2005, when he was elected a regent of East Belitung.

Trivia

He has a degree in Geological Engineering from Triskati University.

Family Life

He has three children named Nicolas, Natania and Daud with wife Veronica Tan.

Associated With

He succeeded Joko Widodo as governor of Jakarta.