4th President of Indonesia (1999—2001)
Abdurrahman Wahid (born Abdurrahman ad-Dakhil; 7 September 1940 - 30 December 2009), colloquially known as Gus Dur, was an Indonesian religious leader and politician. He was the 4th President of Indonesia from 1999 to 2001.
- "There is no power worth defending by bloodshed of the people."
- Wahid, Alissa (7 September 2017). Ex-President Gus Dur's vision for democratic Islam in Indonesia. Deutsche Welle.
- On being appointed president: "This is an ideal team. The president can't see and the vice president can't talk."
- "You don’t realise that losing the presidency for me is nothing ... I regret more the fact that I lost 27 recordings of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony."