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Former Indonesian President Suharto, 1921 - 2008

Suharto, one of the world's longest-serving leaders, was born on June 8, 1921, and became the second president of Indonesia after independence.

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Indonesia's Despotic 'Father of Development'
Article | Former Indonesian president Suharto, who in 32 years of brutal authoritarian rule turned one of Asia's largest and poorest countries into a fast-growing economic tiger, died Sunday of multiple organ failure. He was 86.

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