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Su·kar·no

also Soe·kar·no  (so͞o-kär′nō) 1901-1970.
Indonesian politician who declared independence in 1945 from the Netherlands, which did not grant it until 1949. He served as Indonesia's first president from 1945 until he was ousted by a coup d'état in 1967.
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Sukarno

(suːˈkɑːnəʊ) or

Soekarno

n
(Biography) Achmed (ˈɑːkmɛd). 1901–70, Indonesian statesman; first president of the Republic of Indonesia (1945–67)
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Su•kar•no

(suˈkɑr noʊ)

n.
Achmed, 1901–1970, president of Indonesia 1945–67.
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Noun1.Sukarno - Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)Sukarno - Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
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The 1960s and 1970s were full of left-wing populists, many of whom led national or anti-colonial movements in their countries: Ahmed Ben Bella of Algeria, Ahmed Sukarno of Indonesia, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, Saddam Hussein of Iraq, Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, Yasser Arafat of Palestine, to mention a few.
He said Dr Ahmed Sukarno, the first President of Indonesia, also addressed the National Assembly of Pakistan on June 26, 1963.
Dr Ahmed Sukarno, the first President of Indonesia addressed the National Assembly of Pakistan on June 26, 1963,' said Sadiq, welcoming Widodo.