|15th Foreign Minister of Indonesia|
August 9, 2001 – October 22, 2009
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
|Preceded by||Alwi Shihab|
|Succeeded by||Marty Natalegawa|
July 9, 1948 |
|Alma mater||University of Virginia
Nur Hassan Wirajuda (born July 9, 1948 in Tangerang, Banten) is an Indonesian politician who was the foreign minister of Indonesia from 2001 to 2009. He served during the presidencies of Megawati Sukarnoputri and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Wirajuda earned a Doctor of Juridical Science in International Law from the University of Virginia School of Law (198]), a Master of Law (LL.M) from Harvard University School of Law (1985), and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (1984).
A lawyer by training and a diplomat by choice, Wirajuda has held several important posts including Director-General of Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (July 2000 - August 2001), Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva (December 1998 - July 2000), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Egypt (October 1997 - December 1998), and Director of International Organizations of the Department of Foreign Affairs (1993–1997).
On October 22, 2009, Marty Natalegawa was appointed foreign minister.
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