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Chairil Anwar Biography

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Chairil Anwar (born Medan, North Sumatra July 26, 1922 - died Jakarta April 28, 1949) was an Indonesian poet and member of the "1945 generation" of writers. His father, Toeloes, was the former regent of Indragiri, Riau. His parents migrated from Payakumbuh, West Sumatra. Toeloes came from Taeh Baruah and his mother Saleha from Situjuh.. Indonesian poet

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