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Ma'ruf Amin
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13th Vice President of Indonesia
Assumed office
20 October 2019
President Joko Widodo
Preceded by Jusuf Kalla
Chairman of the Ulema Council of Indonesia
Assumed office
27 August 2015
Preceded by Din Syamsuddin
Supreme Leader of Nahdlatul Ulama
In office
6 August 2015 – 22 September 2018
Preceded by Mustofa Bisri
Succeeded by Miftachul Akhyar (acting)
Personal details
Born 11 March 1943 (1943-03-11) (age 77)
Tangerang, Japanese East Indies
Political party Independent
Other political
affiliations
United Development Party
National Awakening Party
Spouse(s)
Siti Churiyah
(m. 1964; died 2013)

Wury Estu Handayani (m. 2014)
Children 8
Alma mater Ibnu Khaldun University, Bogor
Occupation Politician, cleric

Ma'ruf Amin (born 11 March 1943) is an Indonesian politician and Islamic cleric. He is the chairman of the Ulema Council of Indonesia. On 21 May 2019, Ma'ruf was elected Vice President of Indonesia.

On 9 August 2018, President Joko Widodo announced that Ma'ruf would be his running mate in the 2019 Indonesian presidential election.


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