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Karel Sadsuitubun or Karel Satsuit Tubun[1] (14 October 1928 – 1 October 1965) was an Indonesian police officer who is now regarded as a National Hero of Indonesia.[2] He was killed while on duty as a guard in the neighborhood where one of the abductions of 30 September Movement took place. He was promoted posthumously to the rank of Police Second Sub-inspector. The Indonesian frigate KRI Karel Satsuitubun (356) is named after him.


  1. ^ Luxiana, Kadek Melda (2017-10-01). "Agar sejarah tak kabur, Keluarga besar minta penulisan KS Tubun diubah". Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  2. ^ Mirnawati (2012). Kumpulan Pahlawan Indonesia Terlengkap [Most Complete Collection of Indonesian Heroes] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: CIF. ISBN 978-979-788-343-0.