Bau Massepe paint
Bau Massepe paint

Andi Abdullah Bau Massepe (1918 – February 2, 1947) was an Indonesian nobleman who initiated attacks against Dutch forces during the National Revolution. He was the son of Andi Mappanyukki. On November 9, 2005, he was conferred the title of National Hero of Indonesia posthumously.[1]

Early life

Andi Abdullah Bau Massepe was born in 1918.[2] His father was rebel warrior Andi Mappanyukki. Massepe had one brother named Andi Pangerang Petta Rani. At a young age, Massepe was already Datu Suppa (ruler of Suppa).[3]


  1. ^ "Daftar Nama Pahlawan Nasional Republik Indonesia (2)" [List of Names of National Heroes of the Republic of Indonesia (2)]. Awards of the Republic of Indonesia (in Indonesian). Indonesian State Secretariat. Archived from the original on 2013-02-18. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. ^ Mirnawati (2012). Kumpulan Pahlawan Indonesia Terlengkap [Most Complete Collection of Indonesian Heroes] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: CIF. pp. 229–230. ISBN 9789797883430.
  3. ^ Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung; Linda Owens (1996). From the Formation of the State of East Indonesia Towards the Establishment of the United States of Indonesia. Yayasan Obor Indonesia. pp. 887–. ISBN 978-979-461-216-3.