Bagindo Azizchan

Bagindo Azizchan (30 September 1910 – 19 July 1947), is the Mayor of Padang second after independence, which was inaugurated on August 15, 1946 replacing Mr. Abubakar Jaar.[1] He died at the age of 36 years after being involved in a battle against the Netherlands. His body was interred at the Heroes Cemetery "Bahagia", Bukittinggi. On 9 November 2005 Azizchan was declared a National Hero of Indonesia.[2]

Bagindo Aziz Chan
Bagindo Azizchan.jpg
2nd Mayor of Padang
In office
1946–1947
Preceded byMr. Abubakar Jaar
Succeeded bySaid Rasad
Personal details
Born(1910-09-30)September 30, 1910
Padang, Dutch East Indies
DiedJuly 19, 1947(1947-07-19) (aged 36)
Padang, Indonesia
NationalityIndonesian
Children8
ProfessionTeacher

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Husein, Ahmad (1992). Sejarah Perjuangan Kemerdekaan R.I. di Minangkabau/Riau 1945-1950. Volume 1. Badan Pemurnian Sejarah Indonesia-Minangkabau. ISBN 978-979-405-126-9.
  2. ^ Mirnawati (2012). Kumpulan Pahlawan Indonesia Terlengkap [Most Complete Collection of Indonesian Heroes] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: CIF. ISBN 978-979-788-343-0.
Political offices
Preceded by
Mr. Abubakar Jaar
Mayor of Padang
1946–1947
Succeeded by
Said Rasad