Mochtar Kusumaatmadja

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Mochtar Kusumaatmadja
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Mochtar Kusumaatmadja (1978)
12th Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
29 March 1978 – 21 March 1988
President Suharto
Preceded by Adam Malik
Succeeded by Ali Alatas
15th Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia
In office
28 March 1973 – 29 March 1978
President Suharto
Preceded by Umar Seno Aji
Succeeded by Mujono
Personal details
Born (1929-04-17) April 17, 1929 (age 88)
Batavia, Dutch East Indies
Nationality Indonesia
Spouse(s) Siti Hadidjah
Children Armida Alisjahbana
Alma mater Yale University,
University of Chicago
Profession Diplomat
Religion Islam

Mochtar Kusumaatmadja (born April 17, 1929) was the fifteenth minister of law and the twelfth foreign minister of Indonesia.

Kusumaatmadja served as the foreign minister between 1978 and 1988 at which point he was succeeded by Ali Alatas.[1] During his tenure, he was heavily involved in the 1972 treaty that helped to delineate the Australia–Indonesia border,[2] as well as the conversion of the site of the Bandung Conference into a retrospective museum.[3]


  1. ^ New Straits Times. "New Indon Foreign Minister Arrives". April 6, 1988, p. 4. Retrieved on May 25, 2013.
  2. ^ Steven Grenville, East Timor maritime boundary: The 'equidistance' principle. Lowy Institute for International Policy, 24 February 2016. Accessed 26 May 2016.
  3. ^ Indonesia to Build Asian-African Village in West Bandung. Antara, 6 February 2016. Accessed 26 May 2016.