Bagindo Azizchan

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Bagindo Azizchan
Bagindo Azizchan.jpg
2nd List of mayors of Padang
In office
1946 – 1947 (died on a war)
Preceded by Abubakar Jaar
Succeeded by Said Rais
Personal details
Religion Sunni Islam

Bagindo Azizchan (30 September 1910 – 19 July 1947), is the Mayor of Padang second after independence, which was inaugurated on August 15, 1946 replacing Mr. Abubakar Jaar.[1] He died at the age of 36 years after being involved in a battle against the Netherlands. His body was interred at the Heroes Cemetery "Bahagia", Bukittinggi. Title of National Hero of Indonesia had pinned him to the 9 November 2005. He is now regarded as a National Hero of Indonesia.[2]


  1. ^ Husein, Ahmad (1992). Sejarah Perjuangan Kemerdekaan R.I. di Minangkabau/Riau 1945-1950. Volume 1. Badan Pemurnian Sejarah Indonesia-Minangkabau. ISBN 978-979-405-126-9.
  2. ^ Mirnawati (2012). Kumpulan Pahlawan Indonesia Terlengkap [Most Complete Collection of Indonesian Heroes] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: CIF. ISBN 978-979-788-343-0.