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Abdurrahman Wahid

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Abdurrahman Wahid

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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Elected as Indonesia's fourth president in 1999, Abdurrahman Wahid (b. 1940) is an influential Muslim intellectual leader,

Laskar Jihad

Laskar Jihad  

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Laskar Jihad (the Jihad Paramilitary Force) emerged in Indonesia in the context of political reform, religious violence in Maluku province (the Molucca Islands), and the founding of the Forum ...
Nahdatul Ulama

Nahdatul Ulama  

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One of the two largest Islamic traditionalist grassroots social organizations in Indonesia. Established in 1926 as part of the nationalist awakening and general Islamic reform. Its social basis is ...
Wahid, Abdurrahman

Wahid, Abdurrahman (1940–2009)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Religion
Length:
198 words

(1940–2009)

Also known as Gus Dur. Indonesian Islamic thinker, writer, and politician. Elected president of Indonesia in

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