List of governors of Yogyakarta

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Governor of Special Region of Yogyakarta
Coat of arms of Yogyakarta.svg
Seal of the Province
Hamengkubuwono x.jpg
Incumbent
Hamengkubuwono X

since 3 October 1998
StyleHis Majesty
Formation17 August 1945
DeputyPaku Alam X
Websitewww.jogjaprov.go.id

This is the list of governors of Special Region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. Due to its root from the Yogyakarta Sultanate and Pakualaman Principality, the 5 September 1945 joint statement regarding their integration into Indonesia, and the great contribution of the royal realms in the Indonesia National Revolution, the former royal realms is formally granted the status of special province since 1950.

Based on Act No. 13 of 2012 on Specialty of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, since 2012 the government of Indonesia formally recognized the reigning Sultan of Yogyakarta as the hereditary Governor of Yogyakarta Special Region and the reigning Prince of Paku Alam as the hereditary Vice Governor of Yogyakarta Special Region (Article 18 Paragraph 1c).[1] The terms for both offices is limited to 5 years per period (Article 25 Paragraph 1), but the office isn't bound by periodic provision (Article 25 Paragraph 2), as normally applied to such public office,[2] effectively allowing the holder of the offices to hold the position for life.

List[edit]

# Name Took office Left office Vice Governor
1 Hamengkubuwono IX 4 March 1950 3 October 1988[a] Paku Alam VIII
2 Paku Alam VIII 3 October 1988[a] 11 September 1998 Vacant
3 Hamengkubuwono X 3 October 1998 present Vacant (1998–2003)
Paku Alam IX (2003–2015)
Vacant (2015–2016)
Paku Alam X (2016–present)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Sultan died on 2 October at 20:05 EDT or 3 October at 07:05 WIB

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kementerian Keuangan Republik Indonesia. "UU No. 13 Tahun 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  2. ^ Kementerian Keuangan Republik Indonesia. "UU No. 13 Tahun 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 14 May 2020.