Famous Lithuanian Writers

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Jonas Mekas
(Former Film director, Poet who has been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema" on many occasions.)
Jonas Mekas
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Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Semeniškiai, Lithuania
Died: January 23, 2019
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Jonas Aistis
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Birthdate: July 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kampiškės, Lithuania
Died: June 13, 1973
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Kristijonas Donelaitis
(Best Known as the Author of the Poem 'The Seasons', a Classic Work of Lithuanian Literature)
Kristijonas Donelaitis
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Birthdate: January 1, 1714
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gumbinnen, Russia
Died: February 18, 1780

Prussian Lithuanian poet Kristijonas Donelaitis had mastered theology and classical languages and also served as a pastor of Tolmingkehmen. His best-known work, Metai, or The Seasons, was penned in hexameters, a style never used before in Lithuanian verse. He had also written Lithuanian fables based on Aesop's Fables.

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Senda Berenson
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Birthdate: March 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Butrimonys, Lithuania
Died: February 16, 1954
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Maironis
(Poet)
Maironis
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Birthdate: November 2, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Raseiniai District Municipality, Lithuania
Died: June 28, 1932
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Vincas Kudirka
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Birthdate: December 31, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paezeriai, Lithuania
Died: November 16, 1899
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Simanas Daukantas
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Birthdate: October 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalviai, Lithuania
Died: December 6, 1864
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Andrius Tapinas
(Journalist)
Andrius Tapinas
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Birthdate: April 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius
(Former Prime Minister of Lithuania)
Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius
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Birthdate: October 19, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Subartonys, Lithuania
Died: July 7, 1954

Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius was a Lithuanian philologist, poet, writer, playwright, and novelist. He is perhaps best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Lithuania for just about a week in 1940 when he was appointed by acting President Justas Paleckis.

Antanas Baranauskas
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Birthdate: January 17, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anyksciai, Lithuania
Died: November 26, 1902
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Zemaite
(Writer)
Zemaite
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Birthdate: May 31, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bukantė , Kaunas County, Lithuania
Died: December 7, 1921
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Neringa Venckienė
(Member of the 11th Seimas of Lithuania (2012 - 2014))
Neringa Venckienė
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Birthdate: May 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
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Tomas Venclova
(Poet, Philologist)
Tomas Venclova
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Birthdate: September 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Klaipėda, Lithuania
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Aušra Maldeikienė
(Lithuanian Politician & Member of the European Parliament)
Aušra Maldeikienė
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Birthdate: June 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Palanga, Lithuania

Aušra Maldeikienė is a Lithuanian politician, political economist, teacher, lecturer, publicist, and author. Having served as the Vilnius City Councilor and Member of the Seimas between 2015 and 2019, Maldeikienė was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019.

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Kazys Binkis
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Birthdate: November 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gudeliai, Lithuania
Died: April 27, 1942
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Abraham Mapu
(Novelist)
Abraham Mapu
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Birthdate: 1808 AD
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1867 AD
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Judah Leib Gordon
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Birthdate: December 7, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: September 16, 1892
Bernardas Brazdžionis
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Birthdate: February 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lithuania
Died: July 11, 2002
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Arūnas Bubnys
(Historian)
Arūnas Bubnys
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Birthdate: November 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio