Gamawan Fauzi

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Gamawan Fauzi
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27th Interior Minister of Indonesia
In office
22 October 2009 – 20 October 2014
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Preceded by Mardiyanto
Succeeded by Tjahjo Kumolo
Governor of West Sumatra
In office
15 August 2005 – 22 October 2009
Preceded by Thamrin
Succeeded by Marlis Rahman
Personal details
Born (1957-11-09) November 9, 1957 (age 57)
Solok, Sumatera Barat,
Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian
Spouse(s) Vita Gamawan Fauzi
Children Idola Prima Gita
Gina Dwi Fachria
Gian Gufran
Alma mater Andalas University
State University of Padang
Religion Islam

Gamawan Fauzi (born 9 November 1957 in Solok, West Sumatra) is an Indonesian politician. He was the Minister of Home Affairs in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet and head of the Department of Home Affairs in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Andalas University School of Law in Padang. He won the Bung Hatta Award for his efforts to battle corruption. Despite having been supported by the Indonesian Democratic Party – Struggle in his successful election campaign for the governorship of West Sumatra, he supported Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the rival Democrat Party in the 2009 Indonesian presidential election.[1]

Political offices
Preceded by
Mardiyanto
Minister of Home Affairs
22 October 2009–20 October 2014
Succeeded by
Tjahjo Kumolo
Preceded by
Thamrin (acting)
Governor of West Sumatera
2005–2009
Succeeded by
Marlis Rahman (acting)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Indonesia Cabinet 2009-2014". The Jakarta Post. 2009-10-22. p. 3.