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Marty Natalegawa

Dr. Marty Natalegawa
Foreign Minister of Indonesia
In office
22 October 2009 – 27 October 2014
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Preceded by Hassan Wirajuda
Succeeded by Retno Marsudi
Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations
In office
5 September 2007 – 22 October 2009
Preceded by Rezlan Ishar Jenie
Succeeded by Hasan Kleib
Personal details
Born (1963-03-22) March 22, 1963
Bandung, West Java
Nationality Indonesia
Spouse(s) Sranya Bamrungphong
Alma mater London School of Economics (B.Sc.)
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (M.Phil.)
Australian National University (Ph.D.)
Macquarie University (Dr.h.c.)
Profession Diplomat
Religion Islam

Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa, more commonly known as Marty Natalegawa, (born 22 March 1963 in Bandung, West Java)[1] is an Indonesian diplomat and the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet. He served as Indonesia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from September 5, 2007 until his latest appointment and has also served as the Indonesian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and as a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.


Natalegawa went to school at [2]

Early life and career

Natalegawa was born in Bandung, West Java. He is the youngest son of Sonson Natalegawa, who was a former director of a state-owned bank. Natalegawa is of Sundanese descent.

Opening of an exhibition by the Michael Douglas, Marty Natalegawa, Ban Ki-moon, Taib Fassi Fihri and Sergio de Queiroz Duarte.

Prior to becoming Permanent Representative to the United Nations on September 5, 2007, he was sworn in by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as the Indonesian Ambassador to the United Kingdom on November 11, 2005.[3]

Before his assignment to be Indonesian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, he was Chief of Staff of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and as the Director General for ASEAN Cooperation in the Department of Foreign Affairs.[3]

He has also worked at the [2] Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono appointed him Minister of Foreign Affairs on October 21, 2009.[4]

Family life

Natalegawa is married to the Thai-born Sranya Bamrungphong. The couple have three children, Anantha, Annisa, and Andreyka.[5]


  1. ^ "United Indonesia Cabinet 2009-2014".  
  2. ^ a b "Indonesian Embassy in London, United Kingdom". 2004-12-14. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Marty Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of Indonesia". Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  4. ^ [1] | Indonesia's Yudhoyono unveils rainbow cabinet, AFP, Oct. 21, 2009
  5. ^ Ardi, Yosef. "Marty Natalegawa: New Ambassador to UK". Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
Preceded by
Hassan Wirajuda
Minister of Foreign Affairs
22 October 2009–present
Preceded by
Rezlan Izhar Jenie
Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations
Succeeded by
Hasan Kleib
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