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Hamka

Writer



Haji Abdul Malik Karim Amrullah, known as Hamka was a prominent Indonesian author, ulema and politician. His father, syekh Abdul Karim Amrullah, known as Haji Rasul, led and inspired the reform movement in Sumatra. In 1970’s, Hamka was the leader of Majelis Ulama Indonesia, the biggest Muslim organizations in Indonesia beside Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah. In the Dutch colonial era, Hamka was the chief editor of Indonesian magazines, such as Pedoman Masyarakat, Panji Masyarakat, and Gema Islam.

Book(s)


Tenggelamnya Kapal Van Der Wijck
(The Sinking of the Van Der Wijck)
Novel
264 page(s), Balai Pustaka
Ajahku
Biography
page(s), Widjaya Jakarta

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