Look at those fancy clothes.Andry Trysandy Mahany 27 Juni 2017 10:50
1. Eduard Douwes Dekker who was also known as Multatuli during his appointment as regent assistant of Lebak around 1887.via spaarnestadphoto
The names and figures like Dedi Mulyadi, Ridwan Kamil, Tri Rismaharini or Abdullah Azwar Anas are probably no stranger to you. Yes, they are some Indonesian mayors and regents who are trusted and given the mandate to lead their city towards prosperity.
Besides to perform their duty, people who serve as mayors and regents are also expected to understand their people's condition. The presence of these figures, however have existed since the colonial era.
Clad in their traditional attires, the figures like Multatuli and Adipati Djojoadiningrat led and ruled their people for years before putting themselves into history books. Retrieved from various sources, here are some of them: