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Abdul Wahid Hasyim (June 1, 1914 – April 19, 1953) was the first Minister of Religious Affairs in the government of President Sukarno of Indonesia, a post he held in 1945, and from 1949 to 1952.
Abdul Wahid Hasyim
Abdul Wahid Hasyim and his wife, Siti Solichah
|1st Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia|
30 September 1945 – 14 November 1945
|Preceded by||None, new term|
6 September 1950 – 3 April 1952
|Succeeded by||Fakih Usman|
20 December 1949 – 6 September 1950
|Born||June 1, 1914|
Jombang, East Java, Dutch East Indies
|Died||April 19, 1953 (aged 38)|
Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia
|Cause of death||Traffic collision|
|Spouse(s)||Solehah binti K.H. Bisri Syansuri|
|Children||K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid |
Aisyah Hamid Baidlowi
K.H. Salahuddin Wahid
dr. Umar Wahid, Sp.P
Lily Chodijah Wahid
He was the son of Nahdlatul Ulama founder Hasyim Asy'ari and went on to lead the organization. In the future his son, Abdurrahman Wahid, also held the same office in NU, and later was elected as President of Indonesia in 1999.
One of the main roads in central Jakarta, Jalan Wahid Hasyim, is named after him.
- National Information and Communication Agency 2001, p. 6
- K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid: President of the Republic of Indonesia. National Information and Communication Agency. 2001. OCLC 47863547.
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