Vytautas Landsbergis

Professor Vytautas Landsbergis pronunciation (born 18 October 1932) 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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Vytautas Landsbergis - Honorary Doctorates
... Vytautas Landsbergis has received honorary doctorates from the following institutions Loyola University, Chicago, 1991 Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania, 1992 Weber State University ...