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1st Minister of Culture and Tourism
In office
10 July 1959 – 13 November 1963
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byHidajat Martaatmadja
12th Ministry of Transportation
In office
10 July 1959 – 13 November 1963
Preceded bySoekardan
Succeeded byHidajat Martaatmadja
1st Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army
In office
15 May 1948 – 27 December 1949
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byColonel Abdul Haris Nasution
Personal details
Born(1917-07-01)July 1, 1917
Surakarta, Central Java, Dutch East Indies
DiedJuly 4, 1992(1992-07-04) (aged 75)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Resting placeImogiri
RelationsPakubuwono X (father)
Alma materCorps Opleiding Voor Reserve Officieren
AwardsNational Hero of Indonesia (2002)
Military service
Allegiance Dutch East Indies
 Empire of Japan
Branch/service KNIL
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Indonesian Army
Years of service1941–1973
22-TNI Army-GEN.svg
General (posthumously)
UnitIndonesian Army Corps of Engineers
CommandsChief of Staff of the Army
Battles/warsDutch East Indies campaign
Indonesian National Revolution

Goesti Pangeran Harjo Djatikoesoemo (born in Surakarta, Central Java, July 1, 1917 - died in Jakarta, July 4, 1992 at the age of 75 years)[2] was an Indonesian army officer and diplomat who served as the first Chief of Staff of the Army (1948–1949) and Ambassador to Singapore (1958–1960). He was a member of Surakarta Royal Family, the 23rd son of His Majesty Pakubuwono X. His body was buried in the royal graveyard of Imogiri[3] in Bantul, Yogyakarta.

He was recognized as a National Hero of Indonesia in 2002.[4]


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  2. ^ G.P.H Djatikusumo, Sosok Prajurit Sepi Ing Pamrih Rame Ing Gawe. Bandung: Dinas Sejarah Angkatan Darat. 2009.
  3. ^ Platform (, Ommu. "Jatikusumo (Harjo Djatikoesoemo) | Center Of Excellence". Retrieved 2021-04-16.
  4. ^ "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 21 January 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2013.