List of Chinese Indonesians

This is the list of famous Chinese Indonesians:


  • Arief Budiman (Soe Hok Djin), scholar in political studies.
  • Alvin Lie, member of Parliament from PAN.
  • Harry Tjan Silalahi, former student activist in 1960s, former member of the Supreme Advisory Council, former member of the Parliament, intellectual focusing on politics and policy studies, Co-Founder of CSIS.
  • Jusuf Wanandi, former student activist in 1960s, former representative in the People’s Consultative Assembly, intellectual focusing on policy and strategic studies, Co-Founder of CSIS.
  • Kwik Kian Gie, PDIP politician, former minister in the administrations of Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri.
  • Mari Pangestu, Minister of Trade in the era of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (2004 - present)
  • Oei Tjoe Tat, Old Order politician and once President Sukarno's advisor
  • Soe Hok Gie, political analyst and activist in 1960s
  • Yap Tjwan Bing, member of the Committee for the Preparation of Indonesia’s Independence (PPKI)
  • Hassan Karman 黄少凡 (Hakka), First Chinese mayor of Indonesia; Mayor, Singkawang, Kalimantan, 2007-
  • 黄汉山, Deputy governor, West Kalimantan
  • Eko Maulana Ali??, Governor, Belitong
  • 钟万学, Governor, 东勿里洞
  • 张良文, Deputy Governor, West Kalimantan
  • 戴元樑, Deputy Governor, 廖岛凌加


  • Gho Hu Se, combatant during the Dutch police action war.
  • Teddy Jusuf, retired Brig. Gen.
  • John Lie alias Jahja Daniel Dharma, served the Indonesian Navy by setting up clandestine weapons procurement operations during the Dutch blockades from 1947 to 1949. He continued serving the Navy during the 1961-1963 Mandala campaigns before retiring as Rear Admiral.

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