Gatot Mangkoepradja, also spelled Gatot Mangkupraja, (25 December 1898 - 4 October 1968) was an Indonesian national hero, activist and politician, who suggested the formation of the Defenders of the Homeland (PETA) militia during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies.[1][2]


  1. ^ Mirnawati (2012). Kumpulan Pahlawan Indonesia Terlengkap [Most Complete Collection of Indonesian Heroes] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: CIF. ISBN 978-979-788-343-0.
  2. ^ "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.