12 Iconic Time Magazine Covers Featuring Indonesia

16-Oct-2014 

Newly-elected President Joko Widodo has made the front cover of Time Magazine today, although this isn't the first time Indonesia has made it there. We look back over the years to see some of the most iconic Time covers featuring Indonesia. Let's go back in time...


1) December 23, 1946
'Indonesia's President Soekarno'

Source: Boris Chaliapin / TIME Magazine

Source: Boris Chaliapin / TIME Magazine

2) July 15, 1966
'General Suharto'

Source: TIME Magazine

Source: TIME Magazine

3) January 19, 1998
'Indonesia On The Edge'

Source: TIME Magazine

Source: TIME Magazine

4) February 23, 1998
'Suharto's Last Stand'

Source: John MacDougall / TIME Magazine

Source: John MacDougall / TIME Magazine

5) November 23, 1998
'Indonesia's Agony'

Source: John Stanmeyer-Saba / TIME Magazine

Source: John Stanmeyer-Saba / TIME Magazine

6) September 20, 1999
'East Timor: Night Of The Long Knives'

Source: Charles Dharapak / TIME Magazine

Source: Charles Dharapak / TIME Magazine

7) September 25, 2000
'Indonesia On Edge'

Source: Darren Whiteside / TIME Magazine

Source: Darren Whiteside / TIME Magazine

8) March 12, 2001
'Bloody Borneo'

Source: Charles Dharapak / TIME Magazine

Source: Charles Dharapak / TIME Magazine

9) September 20, 2004
'Indonesia: Again'

Source: John Stanmeyer / TIME Magazine

Source: John Stanmeyer / TIME Magazine

10) April 4, 2005
'After The Tsunami: A Time To Rebuild'

Source: Kemal Jufri / TIME Magazine

Source: Kemal Jufri / TIME Magazine

11) March 5, 2007
'Why Indonesia Matters'

Source: Dadang Tri / TIME Magazine

Source: Dadang Tri / TIME Magazine

12) October 15, 2014
'Jokowi: A New Hope'

Source: Adam Ferguson / TIME Magazine

Source: Adam Ferguson / TIME Magazine