ABDURRAHMAN WAHID (GUSDUR) PROFILE

Name                           :      ABDURRAHMAN WAHID
Nationality                    :      Indonesia
Venue, Date of Birth     :      Jombang, East Java, August 4, 1940
Wife                              :      Sinta Nuriyah

Children :
1.    Alissa Qotrunnada Munawaroh (P)
2.    Zannuba Arifah Chafsoh (P)
3.    Annita Hayatunnufus (P)
4.    Inayah Wulandari (P)

ADDRESS

Houses:
Jl. Warung Silah No. 10, Ciganjur
12630, South Jakarta – Indonesia


EDUCATION

1966-1970
University of Baghdad, Iraq
Faculty of Arabic Literature Adab

1964-1966
Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Faculty of Sharia (Kulliyah al-Shariah)

1959-1963

Pesantren Tambak Beras, Jombang, East Java, Indonesia

1957-1959

Pesantren Tegalrejo, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia

POSITION

1998

Present Partai Kebangkitan Bangsa, Indonesia
DPP Chairman of Shura Council of PKB

2004

Present The Wahid Institute, Indonesia
Founder

2000

Present Pengurus Besar Nahdlatul Ulama, Indonesia
Mustasyar

2002

Present University Darul Ulum, Jombang, East Java, Indonesia
Rector

EXPERIENCE POSITION

1999-2001 ” PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA”
1989-1993 Members of the People’s Consultative Assembly of Indonesia
1987-1992 Chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council
1984-2000 Chairman of the Board Tanfidz PBNU
1980-1984 Katib Awwal PBNU
1974-1980 General Secretary Ireng Pesantren Tebu
1972-1974 Faculty of Ushuludin Universitas Hasyim Ashari, Jombang,   Dean and Lecturer


ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE

2003 -        Moral of the National Reconciliation Movement,                            Advisory
2002 -        Victims of Violations of Human Rights Solidarity,                             Advisory
1990 -         Forum Demokrasi,    Founder and Member
1986-1987 Fairs Film Indonesia,  Jury

1982-1985 Jakarta Art Council,  Chairman

1965 Indonesian Young Learners Association in Cairo -                            United Arab Republic (Egypt),  Vice Chairman

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

2003 -       Present Non-Violence Peace Movement, Seoul, South Korea
President
2003 -       Present International Strategic Dialogue Center, University of   Netanya, Israel,  Members of the International Council along with Mikhail Gorbachev, Ehud Barak and Carl Bildt
2003 -        Present Christian International Islamic Organization for           Reconciliation and Reconstruction (IICORR), London, England
Honorary President
2002 -         Present International and Interreligious Federation for World Peace (IIFWP), New York, United States, Member of International Advisory Board
2002 -         Association of Muslim Community Leaders (AMCL), New York, United States,   President

1994 -          Present Shimon Perez Center for Peace, Tel Aviv, Israel
Founder and Member
1994-1998 World Conference on Religion and Peace (WCRP), New York, United States,  President
1994 International Dialogue Project for Area Study and Law, The Hague, Netherlands,   Advisory
1980-1983 The Aga Khan Award for Islamic Architecture
Members of the jury

AWARDS

2004 -       Anugrah Mpu Peradah, DPP Indonesian Hindu Youth                Association, Jakarta, Indonesia
2004 -       The Culture of Peace Distinguished Award 2003, International Culture of Peace Project Religions for Peace, Trento, Italy
2003 -       Global Tolerance Award, Friends of the United Nations, New York, United States
2003 -        World Peace Prize Award, World Peace Prize awarding Council (WPPAC), Seoul, South Korea
2003 -         Dare to Fail Award, Billy PS Lim, author of best-selling book “Dare to Fail”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 -         Gold Pin NU, members belonging Ulama, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2002 -         Degree Kanjeng Prince Aryo (KPA), Sampeyan dalem Ingkang Sinuhun Kanjeng Susuhunan Pakubuwono XII, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia
2001 -        Public Service Award, Columbia University, New York, United States
2000 -        Ambassador of Peace, the International and Interreligious   Federation for World peace (IIFWP), New York, United States
2000 -         Paul Harris Fellow, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
1998 -         Man of the Year, Magazine REM, Indonesia
1993 -         Magsaysay Award, Manila, Philippines
1991 -         Islamic Missionary Award, the Government of Egypt
1990 1990 figures, Magazine Editor, Indonesia

DOCTORAL HONOR

2003 -        University Netanya, Israel
2003 -        Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
2003 -        Sun Moon University, Seoul, South Korea
2002 -        Soka Gakkai University, Tokyo, Japan
2000 –       Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
2001 -       Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
2000 -       Pantheon Sorborne University, Paris, France
1999 -       Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

HOBBIES

Listening and watching performances of Wayang Kulit.
Listening to music, especially songs titled Beethoven Symphony No. 9 th, 20 th in the Mozart piano concerto, Umm Khulsum from Egypt, Janis Joplin and ballad singer Ebiet G. Ade.
Watching a football match, especially the Latin American leagues and European leagues.
Listening to audio books, especially about history and biographies.
Abdurrahman Wahid has produced several books.

Abdurrahman Wahid finally took his last breath in Cipto Mangun Kusumo Hospital, on December 30, 2009 at 18:45, suffered from complicative illness.

ABDURRAHMAN WAHID PROFILE

REST IN PEACE  GUSDUR

THE FOURTH FORMER PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND PUT YOU INTO HIS HEAVEN.  AMIIN.

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