FOR BUNG KECIL
Name: Sutan Sjahrir
Born: March 5th 1909
Died: April 9th 1966
Known as the first prime minister of Indonesia.
◕ He was the youngest prime minister in his time.
◕ His nicknames; Bung Kecil, The Atomic Bomb of Asia, The Smiling Diplomat.
He could play the violin.
Sjahrir used to look for pocket money with his ability to play the violin. He used to play for the Dutches.
He could also play football.
He was a little man, and his energy to play football was top tier. He also liked to play it in Banda Neira and Boven Digul, where he was exiled.
He did not attend the proclamation ceremony.
He was exiled in Boven Digul.
He often 'borrowed' salt from his neighbours, just so he could have someone to talk to. He used to go to his neighbours' kitchens and asked if he could help, but he would go later on without helping. Many thought he became strange after being exiled for too long.
WORKS BY SJAHRIR
Sjahrir's contribution for Indonesia.
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Renungan Indonesia (1951)
This book tells about how Sjahrir sees Indonesia and the world that surrounded it. This book is written by Sjahrazad (Sjahrir's pseudonym).
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Perjuangan Kita (1945)
"Our Struggle" was a pamphlet written late October 1945. Sjahrir addressed all crucial spearheads of the still ongoing revolutionary struggle for Indonesia's independence.
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Out of Exile (1949)
This book contains Sjahrir's perspective of what happened around Indonesian's independence.
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