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1946-47 Vice-Chairperson of Partai Nasional Indonesia (Mrs.) Supemi
Member of the Party Management and Chairperson of the Foreign Affair's Committee 1956-circa 60 (b.1917)

1961-...General Chairperson of IPKN - Ikatan Pendukung Kemerdekaan Indonesia - League of Upholders of Indonesian Independence Ratu Aminah Hidajat
Deputy Speaker of the Constituent Assembly 1955-59. Her eletion as Cair of the an army-affiliated party was not accepted by Soegirman, IPKΓs former chair, who regarded her as close to Moscow because of her position on the Indonesian-Russian Peace Committee. Married to General Hidayat.

1993-96 Chairperson of Partai Domkrasi I Megawati Sukarnoputri
1998- Chairperson of
Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan, PDI-P (Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle)
Vice-President of the Republic 1999-2001 and President 2001-04 and Presidential Candidate in 2004 and 2009.

Circa 1995-99 Vice-President of Golkar Mbak Tutut/Siri Hardijanti Rukmana
Daughter of President Suharto. In 2004 she contemplated running for President but did not do so.

1997- President of the Faction of Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Haija Fatimah Achmad

Circa 1998 Chairperson of Partai Musyawarah Keke I Vargaan Gotong Royong Hj. Mien Sugandh
Former Minister

2001- Vice-chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of PDI Perjuangan Party Engelina Pattiasina

2001- Vice-chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of GOLKAR Ny. Hj. Aisyah Hamid Baidlowi

2001- Vice-chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of Kebangkitan Bangsa Party Dra. Hj. Ida Fauziyah

2001- Vice-chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of Kesatuan Kebangsaan Indonesia Indra Prayitno

2003- Chairperson of the Pioneer Party (Pelapor) Rachmawati Sukarnoputri
Rachmawati, a secular nationalist, is a younger sister of President Megawati Sukarnoputri. She is close to former President Abdurrahman Wahid of PKB. In 1999, she declined offers to get involved in her sisterís PDI-P and instead founded the Bung Karno University. In 2004 she contemplated running for President but did not do so.

2003- Chairperson of the Marhaen Indonesia National Party (PNI-Marhaen - Partai Nasional Indonesia Marhaenisme) Sukmawati Sukarnoputri
A secular nationalist, Sukmawati is the youngest sister of Megawati and Rachmawati. In 2004 she contemplated running for President but did not do so.

Around 2004- Secretary General of Partai Buruh Sosial Demokrat (Social Democratic Labor Party, PBSD)
Diah Indriastuti

Until 2004 Deputy Leader of Golkar Marwah Daud Ibrahim
She put her name forward as Presidential Candidate for the party but instead became the running-mate of Abdurrahman Wahid.

After 2004- Chairperson of Indonesian Justice and Unity Party Meuthia Farida Hatta-Swasono
Deputy Minister of Cultural Affairs at the State Minister for Tourism and Culture 2001-04 and State Minister for Women's Empowerment since 2004. Her party got 1 seat in the 2004-elections and none in 2009. She is daughter of the country's first vice president Mohammad Hatta. (b. 1947-)

2005- Leader of the Indonesia's People's Democratic Party (PRD) Dita Indah Sari
In 2008 she declared her entend to run as Presidential Candidate in 2009, but did not do so. (b.1972-).

Around 2008- Leader of the "mass-movement" of Akar Indonesia Ratna Sarumpaet
Theater actress and founder of the movement.
In 2008 she declared her entend to run as Presidential Candidate in 2009, but did not do so. (b.1949-)

 

Last update 08.06.09