Moeis Hassan was born in Samarinda, East Kalimantan on June 2nd 1924 and died in Jakarta on 21st November 2005. He was the founder of Indoensian Youth Association/ Roekoen Pemoeda Indonesia (1940), Center for Civil Teaching and Education/Balai Pengajaran dan Pendidikan Rakyat (1942), and Indonesian National Association of Branch Samarinda/ Ikatan Nasional Indonesia Cabang Samarinda (1947). He was elected as Chairman of the National Front (1947) as a coalition of organizations that supported the Indonesian struggle and opposed the federation as the puppet state formed by Van Mook.
In 1954 he initiated the East Kalimantan People's Congress/ Kongres Rakyat Kalimantan Timur to demand the creation of the Province of East Kalimantan, which was successful with the inauguration of the Province of East Kalimantan in early 1957. During the National Revolution, President Sukarno appointed Moeis Hassan as Governor of East Kalimantan in 1962. In 1964 he prevented radical attempts to burn Kutai Palace in Tenggarong.
Research on the biography of Abdoel Moeis Hassan was compiled with an analysis that uses a diachronic historical approach. The description of this study applies a social and political approach to understanding its life.
Key words: Abdoel Moeis Hassan, Partisan Biograhpy, East Kalimantan History
Tulisan ini adalah "Abstract" dari karya tulis ilmiah berjudul Abdoel Moeis Hassan Pejuang Republiken dan Pelopor Pembaharuan di Kalimantan Timur Sebuah Biografi, sebagai kelengkapan syarat administrasi pengusulan calon Pahlawan Nasional.
Penulis: Nabila Nandini