Vytautas Landsbergis

Politician

1932 –

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Who is Vytautas Landsbergis?

Professor Vytautas Landsbergis is a Lithuanian conservative politician and Member of the European Parliament. He was the first head of state of Lithuania after its independence declaration from the Soviet Union, and served as the Head of the Lithuanian Parliament Seimas. Professor Landsbergis is an intellectual who has been active in Lithuania's political arena for almost two decades, and is a notable politician who helped contribute to the demise of the Soviet Union. He has written twenty books on a variety of topics, including a biography of Mikalojus Konstantinas ─îiurlionis, as well as works on politics and music. He is a founding signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism, and a member of the international advisory council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

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Born
Oct 18, 1932
Kaunas
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
  • Lutheranism
Profession
Education
  • Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Lived in
  • Kaunas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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