Oevaang Oeray

1922 –


Who is Oevaang Oeray?

Johanes Chrisostomus Oevaang Oeray was an Indonesian politician. He was the Governor of West Kalimantan from 1960 to 1966; he was the first ethnic Dayak to hold the position.

Oevaang Oeray was a founder of the Dayak Unity Party, which participated in the Indonesian elections of 1955. He was a staunch supporter of freedom of religion and the separation of church and state.


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