Abdurrahman (Gus Dur) Wahid

Dec 31st, 2009, in News, by

Former president Gus Dur, Abdurrahman Wahid, dies in Jakarta, funeral and burial held in Jombang.

Gus Dur died on 30th December 2009 at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Central Jakarta, at the age of 69, after years of health problems, particularly kidney complications.

His body was quickly taken to his hometown of Jombang, East Java, to be buried at the Tebu Ireng Islamic boarding school. He is to be buried near his grandfather, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) founder K.H. Hasyim Asy’ari.

Photos by Danu Primanto.

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