List of famous Lithuanians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous Lithuanians

Bold, eccentric and pulsating with energy, Lithuania is indeed one among Europe’s well-kept secrets. The country, which barely ever bags any headlines save for its basketball exploits, holds a bag of surprises. Foremost is its beguiling physical beauty closely followed by its treasure-trove of talented men and women. By the way, did you know that Lithuanians are one of the most educated in the world? That’s right! While the country have always downplayed its greatness, some of its greatest born have broken through the shackles of anonymity to glimmer in the world sky. From writers to war heroes and from leaders to artists, the exceptional talent of the land pierced through the shadows of obscurity and how. These are the men and women who have streets and institutions named after them, who often show up on banknotes and stamps, and enjoy exalted status. Read on to explore all about the famous Lithuanians in these biographies below. Their timeline, trivia, and facts will wow you like nothing else.
Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
(President of Lithuania)

01 March 1956

Vilnius

Pisces

Laurence HarveyLaurence Harvey
(Actor)

01 October 1928

25 November 1973

Joniškis

Libra

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
(Former President of Lithuania)

03 November 1926

Scorpio

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
(Former President of Lithuania)

10 August 1874

09 January 1944

Taujėnai

Leo

Algirdas BrazauskasAlgirdas Brazauskas
(Yachting and Hunting)

22 September 1932

26 June 2010

Rokiškis

Virgo

Rolandas PaksasRolandas Paksas
(Former President of Lithuania)

10 June 1956

Telšiai

Gemini

Jonas ŽemaitisJonas Žemaitis
(Former President of Lithuania)

15 March 1909

26 November 1954

Palanga

Pisces

Jonas KubiliusJonas Kubilius
(Mathematician)

27 July 1921

31 October 2011

Jurbarkas District Municipality

Leo

Jonas MekasJonas Mekas
(Film director, Poet, Writer)

24 December 1922

Biržai

Capricorn

VytautasVytautas
(Ruler)

1350 AD

27 October 1430

Senieji Trakai, Lithuania

George MaciunasGeorge Maciunas
(Artist, Architect, Painter)

08 November 1931

09 May 1978

Kaunas

Scorpio

GediminasGediminas

1275 AD

30 November 1341

Rodion ShchedrinRodion Shchedrin
(Composer, Pianist, Music educator, Librettist, University teacher, Musician)

16 December 1932

Moscow

Sagittarius

Clara RockmoreClara Rockmore
(Musician)

09 March 1911

10 May 1998

Vilnius

Pisces

AlgirdasAlgirdas
(Ruler)

1296 AD

24 May 1377

Vilnius

Vytautas LandsbergisVytautas Landsbergis
(Politician, Chess player, Musicologist, Music educator, University teacher, Pianist)

18 October 1932

Kaunas

Libra

Artūras ZuokasArtūras Zuokas
(Politician, Journalist)

21 February 1968

Kaunas

Pisces

Artūras PaulauskasArtūras Paulauskas
(Politician, Lawyer)

23 August 1953

Vilnius

Leo

Arūnas BubnysArūnas Bubnys
(Historian)

07 November 1961

Scorpio

Arūnas MatelisArūnas Matelis
(film director, film producer)

09 April 1961

Kaunas

Aries

Arūnas ValinskasArūnas Valinskas
(Television presenter)

28 November 1966

Lazdijai

Sagittarius

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