|5th President of the Prosperous Justice Party|
February 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq|
|Deputy Speaker of the People's Representative Council|
October 1, 2009 – February 1, 2013
|Succeeded by||Sohibul Iman|
7 December 1968 |
|Political party||Prosperous Justice Party|
|Spouse(s)||Anaway Irianty Mansyur
Muhammad Anis Matta (born 7 December 1968 at Bone, Southern Sulawesi) is a Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) politician. He was the secretary-general of PKS for four consecutive terms (1998 - 2013) and was appointed for the first time at the age of 29 before he was appointed as the party's president.
Early life and education
Anis's national political career began when he was elected member of the People's Representative Council for 2004-2009. Before he was elected, he was the Secretary General of PKS for two terms, 2003-2005 and 2005-2010. Anis was the Deputy Speaker of the People's Representative Council for 2009-2014, but resigned on February 1, 2013 to become the President of PKS. He replaced Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq, who was convicted of corruption.
Before Anis entered politics, he was a member of the Muhammadiya Hikma Assembly.
Anis married Anaway Irianty Mansyur. The couple produced seven children. His decision to take a second wife, Szilvi Fabula, a young girl from Hungary in 2006 has led to controversy over polygamy. With his second wife he has had three children.
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- Nurfika Osman, 'LS chief's polygamy turns off voters', The Jakarta Post, 5 January 2014.
Luthfi Hasan Ishaaq
|President of Prosperous Justice Party
1 February 2013 - 2015
M. Sohibul Iman
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