Achmed Sukarno (1901-1970) was an Indonesian nationalist, president 1945-1967.
During World War II he cooperated in the local administration set up by the Japanese, replacing Dutch rule. After the war he became the first president of the new Indonesian republic, becoming president-for-life in 1966; he was ousted by Suharto.
Why is Sukarno famous?
Sukarno was the first President of Indonesia from 1945 to 1967.