Marina Mahathir

Daughter of Malaysian Prime Minister
Born May 11, 1957

Marina binti Mahathir is the daughter and eldest child of the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Mahathir Mohammad. She is well known as a leader in many non-governmental organizations such as the Malaysian AIDS Foundation and is currently an active socio-political blogger. She also writes a bi-weekly column in The Star. Marina has called for an end to discrimination based on sexual orientation. Marina has 3 children and is married to an Indonesian professional photographer, Tara Sosrowardoyo.… Read More

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1957 Birth Born in 1957.


1997 40 Years Old Some of her pieces in the column have been published in her books such as 50 Days: Rantings by MM, published in 1997 and Telling It Straight, published in 2012 by Editions Didier Millet.
2003 46 Years Old The latter is a selection of her articles published in her column between 2003 and 2012. … Read More
2006 49 Years Old She is an active campaigner for women's rights. In 2006 she has described the status of Muslim women in Malaysia as similar to that of the Black South Africans under apartheid. … Read More


2009 52 Years Old She had appeared in Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's Documentary released in late 2009 with the rest of the members of the Mahathir Family.
2010 53 Years Old In 2010, she was awarded UN Person of The Year for her volunteer work in combatting HIV/AIDS. On 7 June 1998 Marina married Tara Sosrowardoyo, a renown Indonesian photographer. … Read More
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