Alexander Andries Maramis

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Alexander Andries Maramis
Minister of Finance of Indonesia
In office
26 September 1945 – 14 November 1945
President Sukarno
Preceded by Samsi
Succeeded by Sunarjo Kolopaking
In office
2 July 1947 – 4 August 1949
President Sukarno
Preceded by Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Succeeded by Lukman Hakim
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia
In office
19 December 1948 – 13 July 1949
President Sukarno
Preceded by Agus Salim
Succeeded by Agus Salim
Personal details
Born (1897-06-20)June 20, 1897
Manado, North Sulawesi, Dutch East Indies
Died July 31, 1977(1977-07-31) (aged 80)
Jakarta, Indonesia

Alexander Andries Maramis (20 June 1897 – 31 July 1977), usually known as AA Maramis, was a politician involved in the struggle for Indonesian independence. He was a member of the Committee for Preparatory Work for Indonesian Independence and served as both Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs during the early stages of the Indonesian government.


  • Parengkuan, Fendy E. W. (1982) A.A. Maramis, SH., Proyek Inventarisasi dan Dokumentasi Sejarah Nasional (National Inventory and Documentation Project), Direktorat Sejarah dan Nilai Tradisional (The Directorate of History and Traditional Values), Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (The Department of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia), Jakarta
Political offices
Preceded by
Agus Salim
Foreign Minister of Indonesia
Succeeded by
Agus Salim