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Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
Nationality: Indonesian
Categories: General

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.