Johannes Leimena

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Johannes Leimena
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Deputy Prime Minister
In office
9 April 1956 – 9 July 1959
President Sukarno
Preceded by Mohammad Roem
Succeeded by None
13th Minister of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
9 April 1957 – 10 July 1959
President Sukarno
Preceded by Fatah Jasin
Succeeded by Muljadi Djojomartono
3rd Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
3 July 1947 – 4 August 1949
President Sukarno
Preceded by Darma Setiawan
Succeeded by Surono
In office
6 September 1950 – 30 July 1953
President Sukarno
Preceded by Sutopo
Succeeded by F.L. Tobing
In office
12 August 1955 – 24 March 1956
President Sukarno
Preceded by Lie Kiat Teng
Succeeded by Handrianus Sinaga
Personal details
Born (1905-03-06)6 March 1905
Netherlands Ambon, Maluku, Dutch East Indies
Died 29 March 1977(1977-03-29) (aged 72)
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesia
Political party Indonesian Christian Party
Religion Protestantism

Johannes Leimena (6 March 1905 – 29 March 1977) was Deputy Prime Minister of Indonesia from 1957 to 1966 and served as Minister of Health under President Sukarno from 1946 to 1956. A Christian, he founded the Indonesian Christian Party (Parkindo) in 1950. Following the fall of Sukarno following the 1965 coup attempt of the 30 September Movement, he was the only politician who did not distance himself from the former head of state.[1]

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  1. ^ Kompas newspaper. 16 November 2007. p. 51


  • Kahin, George McTurnan (1952). Nationalism and Revolution in Indonesia. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. ISBN 0-8014-9108-8.