First President of East Indonesia – Tjokerde Gde Raka Sukawati
7 January 1947
FIRST PRESIDENT OF EAST INDONESIA–
Tjokerde Gde Raka Sukawati (above), 48-year-old Rajah of Oeboed, Bali, has been elected first president of the new provisional state of East Indonesia. The new state is scheduled to become part of the projected United States of Indonesia.
B&W on glossy paper
27.3cm x 20.6cm
Associated Press Wirephoto
Farish Noor Collection