Muhammad Sudomo, better known as Sudomo (20 September 1926 – 18 April 2012) was a high-ranking Indonesian military official who served in a number of positions during the New Order regime of Indonesian president Suharto. He served as Chief of Staff of the Navy from 1969 until 1973, Commander for Security and Order from 1978 until 1983, Minister of Manpower from 1983 until 1988, Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs from 1988 until 1993, and Chairman of the Supreme Advisory Council of the Republic of Indonesia from 1993 until 1998.[1][2]

TNI Admiral (Purn.)
Sudomo
Sudomo - Fourth Development Cabinet.jpg
Sudomo as coordinating minister
9th Chairman of the Supreme Advisory Council of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
1993–1998
PresidentSuharto
Preceded byMaraden Panggabean
Succeeded byArnold Achmad Baramuli
3rd Coordinating Minister for Political and Security Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
23 March 1988 – 17 March 1993
PresidentSuharto
Preceded bySurono Reksodimedjo
Succeeded bySusilo Sudarman
16th Indonesian Minister of Manpower
In office
19 March 1983 – 23 March 1988
PresidentSuharto
Preceded byHarun Zain
Succeeded byCosmas Batubara
5th Commander for Security and Order 5th
In office
5 April 1978 – 29 March 1983
Preceded bySuharto
Succeeded byLeonardus Benjamin Moerdani
6th Chief of Staff of the Navy
In office
16 December 1969 – 26 June 1973
PresidentSuharto
Preceded byMoeljadi
Succeeded byRicardus Subono
Personal details
Born(1926-09-20)September 20, 1926
Malang, East Java, Dutch East Indies
DiedApril 18, 2012(2012-04-18) (aged 85)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Cause of deathStroke
Resting placeKalibata Heroes Cemetery, Jakarta, Indonesia
Spouse(s)
  • Fransisca Play
  • Fransisca Diah Widhowaty
  • Aty Kusumawaty
Children
  • Biakto Trikora Putra
  • Dewi Prihatina Dwikora Putri
  • Martini Yuanita Ampera Putri
  • Meidyawati Banjarina Pelita Pitri
Residence(s)Jalan Sekolah Kencana IV, Pondok Indah, Jakarta Selatan
Military service
Allegiance Indonesia
Branch/serviceInsignia of the Indonesian Navy.svg Navy
Years of service1945—1983
RankPdu laksamanatni staf.png Admiral
UnitMarine Corps

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pramisti, Nurul Qomariyah. "Sejarah Hidup Sudomo, Pangkopkamtib dan Algojo Orde Baru". tirto.id (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2021-09-20.
  2. ^ "Sudomo - Posisi wakil panglima TNI, dihapus Gus Dur muncul lagi di era Jokowi". merdeka.com. Retrieved 2021-09-20.