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Su·har·to

also Soe·har·to (so͞o-här′tō) 1921—2008.
Indonesian military and political leader who seized power in 1967 and was elected president in 1968. He resigned under pressure in 1998 following an economic crisis.

Suharto

(sʊˈhɑːtəʊ)
n
(Biography) T. N. J. 1921–2008, Indonesian general and statesman; president (1968–98)

Su•har•to

(suˈhɑr toʊ)

n.
Raden, born 1921, president of Indonesia 1968–98.
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Noun1.Suharto - Indonesian statesman who seized power from Sukarno in 1967 (born in 1921)
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President Suharto, who died in January 2008, ruled Indonesia with an iron fist for more than three decades, before being ousted on a wave of popular discontent in 1998.
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And former Indonesian President Suharto, whose troops have been blamed for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of civilians, is now under investigation for stealing billions of dollars from the Indonesian treasury during his reign.
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