Kiai Haji Abdul Wahid Hasyim (born in Jombang, East Java, June 1, 1914 – died in Cimahi, West Java, 19 April 1953 at age 38 years) is a national hero of Indonesia and the first cabinet minister of state in Indonesia. He is the father of the fourth Indonesian president, Abdurrahman Wahid and the son of Hashim Asy’arie, one of Indonesia’s national heroes. Wahid Hasjim buried in Tebuireng, Jombang.
In 1939, NU has become a member MIAI (A’la Indonesian Islamic Council), a party federations and Islamic organizations in the era of Dutch occupation. When the Japanese occupation that is exactly on the date of October 24, 1943 he was appointed to the Shura Council Chairman Muslimin Indonesia (Masyumi) replacing MIAI. As the leader of Masyumi he pioneered the establishment of the Barisan Hizbullah that helps Muslims realize the independence struggle. In addition to engaging in a political movement, in 1944 he established the Islamic High School in Jakarta that parenting is handled by KH. A. Kahar Muzakkir. By independence in 1945 he became a member BPUPKI and PPKI.
Wahid Hasyim died in a car accident in Cimahi April 19, 1953.
K. H. A. Wahid Hasyim with a myriad of thoughts about religion, country, education, politics, society, NU, and boarding schools, has a layer of history to all of Indonesian Islamic and which can not be replaced by anyone. To commemorate a century of birth K. H. A. Wahid Hasyim, held a series of events in several cities in Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi. The event began with Scientific Writing Contest (LKTI) on a followed Wahid Hasyim 260 papers from the category of students / student and student / general and will end with a national seminar on political thought Wahid Hasyim on June 25, 2011.
The program was initiated by the family of K. H. A. Wahid Hasyim was done as a form of respect and raised thoughts – thoughts K. H. A. Wahid Hasyim about the renewal of Islam in Indonesia.
“As the heroes of other nations, we must honor and raise the value of struggle. Similarly, for Kiai Wahid, because there is value kejuangan and prominent role of himself for independence, as a brilliant leader of progressive and even gave new value to the Department of Religion.” Reveal Chairman of the Committee Implementing A Decade KHA Wahid Hasyim, Aisyah Hamid Baidlowi.
Abdul Wahid Hasyim is one of the men who helped carve the history of this country in the early days of independence of the Republic Indonesia.Terlahir Friday Legi, 5 Rabi Beginning in 1333 AH or June 1, 1914, Wahid kemasyarakatannya gait began at relatively young age. After studying religion to various boarding schools in East Java and Mecca, at the age of 21 years Wahid make a “breakthrough” new in the world of education in his day. In the spirit of promoting Islamic boarding schools, boarding schools Wahid integrate teaching pattern that focuses on the teachings of religion with science lessons umum.Sistem classical transformed into a tutorial system. In addition to Arabic language lessons, students are also taught English and Dutch. That madrassa nidzamiyah.
Caregiver Leader Ireng Pesantren Tebu, K. H. Ir. Salahuddin Wahid (Gus Sholah) recalled, “Kiai Wahid is an NU leader of a kind that is not much we discover, the organizational leader, the kind of” workers “instead of” speaker “. Kiai Wahid, also known as a man of action not the sort of man of ideas. He also threw an idea not only clever but can make it happen. ”
Although his father, Shaikh Hashim hadratush Ash’ari, the founder of NU, it took several years for Wahid Hasyim to consider various things before finally deciding run in the NU. At the age of 25 years Wahid joined the Islamic Council A’la Indonesia (MIAI), a federation of Islamic organizations and parties at the time. A year later, Wahid became head MIAI.
His political career continued to rise rapidly. NU Chairman, members of the Board of Inquiry’s efforts Preparation of Indonesian Independence (BPUPKI) and the Preparatory Committee for Indonesian Independence (PPKI), to the Minister of Religion in three cabinet (Hatta, Natsir, and Sukiman). Many important contributions are given Wahid for religion and nation.
The formulation “Belief in God Almighty” in the Pancasila as the successor of the obligation for adherents of Sharia Running of the role of an Wahid Hasyim. Wahid is known as a moderate figure, substantive, and inclusive.
Ironically, as a great man born of a great figure (Hadratus Shaikh Hashim Ash’ari) and gave birth to great men (Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid) with the role and contribution is very important for the Unitary Republic of Indonesia, not much is known by the current generation about Wahid Hasyim. In addition to its death in a relatively young age, 39 years old, not too much work and thought Wahid, who documented and well-publicized.