Yusril Ihza Mahendra

Yusril Ihza Mahendra

Indonesian Politician
Born Feb 5, 1956

Yusril Ihza Mahendra is an Indonesian politician. Yusril was formerly the chairman of Crescent Star Party.

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1956 Birth Yusril Ihza Mahendra was born on 5 February 1956 to Idris Haji Zainal and Norsiha in Manggar, Bangka Belitung. … Read More


1976 20 Years Old After completing his primary and secondary education, Yusril left for Jakarta in 1976 to attend the University of Indonesia (UI). … Read More
1981 25 Years Old Yusril also began to involve himself in organizational activities. In 1981, he became Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Youth Mosque Communication Body.
1982 26 Years Old 1 More Event
A position which he held until 1982.
1984 28 Years Old Yusril then went to Pakistan to attend the University of the Punjab. In 1984, Yusril graduated with a Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Science. … Read More


1993 37 Years Old In 1993, Yusril graduated from the University of Science, Malaysia and became a Doctor of Philosophy.


1996 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Yusril's Islamist views meant that his scope was not just limited to the academic world. In 1996, Yusril became a member of the Central Committee of the Indonesian Islamic Da'wah Council (DDII). … Read More
When Suharto was re-elected to his final term as President in March 1998, Yusril was appointed Aide to the Assistant of the State Secretary. … Read More
1999 43 Years Old In the lead up to the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) General Session, PBB joined forces with the other Muslim Parties to form the Central Axis. As the MPR assembled in 1999, the Central Axis had their support behind National Awakening Party's Abdurrahman Wahid with their opponents being Golkar's President Habibie and the Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle's (PDI-P) Megawati Sukarnoputri. … Read More
2001 45 Years Old When political pressure began to put Wahid on the defensive in early 2001, Yusril suggested during a Cabinet Meeting that Wahid resign. Wahid's response was to remove Yusril from the Cabinet. Now out of the Cabinet, Yusril and PBB threw their weight behind all the other political parties planning to impeach Wahid through a MPR Special Session. This was achieved in July 2001 when the MPR unanimously impeached Wahid and elected Megawati to the Presidency. … Read More
2002 46 Years Old As Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Yusril worked on the Anti-Terrorism Bill (Which would become the Anti-Terrorism Act) after the 2002 Bali bombings. … Read More
2004 48 Years Old As 2004 approached, Yusril's name began to emerge as a Presidential Candidate. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Yusril was replaced as PBB Chairman by MS Kaban but became the Chairman of PBB's Advisory Council.


2006 50 Years Old Less than one year after that, he married with Rika Tolentino Kato in September 2006.
2007 51 Years Old On 7 May 2007, Yusril was replaced as State Secretary by Hatta Rajasa.
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