Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
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1947 – Born on April 4th in Yogyakarta. Indonesian army general.
1968 – He graduated from the military academy.
1981 – His field career was entirely with Kostrad, taking part in East Timor operations.
1988 – He had risen to Assistant for Operations to Chief of Staff in Kostrad’s Second Infantry Division.
1989 – He became adjutant to President Suharto.
1994 – He commanded the Jakarta military command.
1996 – Became Kostrad commander.
1997 – Indonesian Army Chief of Staff.
1998 – After a brief stint as Army Chief of Staff, he was appointed Armed Forces Commander in February, as well as Defence Minister.
1999 – His subordinates at TNI Headquarters, in the Udayana command, and in East Timor itself, crop up in numerous reports of human rights abuses in East Timor.
2001 – Wiranto was questioned by prosecutors about $5.3 million that was siphoned out of the state planning agency.
2002 – He produced a book that defended the military’s record in East Timor, though without providing any details.
2003 – He was indicted in absentia with crimes against humanity before the Dili special panel.