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Sukiman Cabinet

The Sukiman Cabinet was an Indonesian cabinet that served from 27 April 1951 until 25 February 1952.


  • Composition 1
    • Cabinet Leadership 1.1
  • Cabinet Members 2
  • Changes 3
  • References 4


Cabinet Leadership

Cabinet Members

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs: Achmad Subardjo (Masyumi Party)
  • Minister of Home Affairs: Iskaq Tjokroadisurjo
  • Minister of Defense: Sekawa (PIR)
  • Minister of Justice: Muhammad Yamin
  • Minister of Finance: Jusuf Wibisono (Masyumi)
  • Minister of Information: Arnold Manonutu
  • Minister of Agriculture: Suwarto (PKRI)
  • Minister of Trade and Industry: Sujono Hadinoto (PNI)
  • Minister of Transport: Djuanda Kartawidjaja
  • Minister of Public Works and Manpower: Ukar Bratakusumah (PNI)
  • Minister of Labor: Iskandar Tedjasukmana (Labour Party)
  • Minister of Social Affairs: Samsuddin (Masyumi)
  • Minister of Education & Culture: Wongsonegoro (PIR)
  • Minister of Religious Affairs: Wahid Hasyim (Masyumi)
  • Minister of Health: Dr. Johannes Leimena (Parkindo)
  • Minister of General Affairs: M.A. Pellaupessy (Democratic Fraction)
  • Minister of Employee Affairs: R.P. Suroso (Parindra)


  • Sumitro Kolopaking was the original defense minister, but refused the appointment and was replaced by Sewaka on 9 May 1951.
  • On 19 May, the Ministry of Trade and Industry became the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Economics Minister Sujono Hadinoto was dismissed on 16 July and replaced by Wilopo.
  • Justice Minister Muhammad Yamin resigned on 14 June. General Affairs Minister Pellaupessy was also appointed Minister of Justice ad interim. Mohammad Nasrun was appointed Justice Minister on 20 November.
  • A Ministry of Agrarian Affairs was established on 20 November 1951 with Gondokusomo appointed Minister of Agrarian Affairs. However, Gondokusomo died on 6 March 1952 and had not been replaced by the time the cabinet was dissolved.
  • While Transport Minister Djuanda was overseas, Public Works and Manpower Minister Ukar Bratakusumah was appointed Minister of Transport ad interim effective from 13 December 1951.


  • Simanjuntak, P. N. H. (2003), Kabinet-Kabinet Republik Indonesia: Dari Awal Kemerdekaan Sampai Reformasi (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Djambatan, pp. 116–124,  

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