Adnan Kapau Gani
Indonesian politicianDied when: 63 years 98 days (759 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Adnan Kapau Gani (16 September 1905 – 23 December 1968), often abbreviated as A.K.Gani, was an Indonesian politician.Born in West Sumatra, he spent much of his youth in Java, where he studied medicine and became involved with the nascent nationalist movement before going to South Sumatra to work as a doctor.
During the Indonesian National Revolution he served three terms as Minister of Welfare; two of these were concurrent with terms as a deputy prime minister.
Afterwards Gani went to Palembang, South Sumatra, where he remained active in politics until his death.In November 2007 Gani was made a National Hero of Indonesia.