Abdurrahman Wahid



Age: 69


Summary: former president of Indonesia who ruled briefly during the nation's first tumultuous years of democracy from 1999 to 2001 as a proponent of moderate Islam and a democratic reformer but who ultimately was unable to implement his ambitious ideas in the vast island state of 235 million people.



Cause of Death: Clogged artery


Born: September 7, 1940


Died: December 30, 2009


Location: Jakarta, Indonesia