Jonas Staugaitis ( pronunciation (help·info); May 20, 1868 in Omentiškiai, Vilkaviškis District Municipality – January 18, 1952 in Kaunas) was the acting President of Lithuania during the December 1926 coup d'état. He was formally elected for few hours as the Speaker of Seimas; as the highest-ranked official, he became de jure the President of Lithuania. He renounced the office after the coup d'état was complete.
He was a doctor, having studied at the Warsaw University. In 1919, he was elected to Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) as a member of the Lithuanian Peasant Populist Party. On June 2, 1926, he was elected the head of Seimas.
|President of Lithuania
18 December 1926 – 19 December 1926
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