Sukarno Declared Indonesia Independence

Friday, 17th August 1945

Sukarno, accompanied by Mohammad Hatta, declaring the independence of Indonesia in front of a crowd of 500 people outside his house at No. 56 Jalan Pegangsaan in Jakarta. Sukarno's vision for the 1945 Indonesian constitution comprised the Pancasila (five principles). Sukarno's political philosophy was mainly a fuse of elements of Marxism, Nationalism and Islam.


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