List of Lithuanians

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This is a list of Lithuanians, both people of Lithuanian descent and people with the birthplace or citizenship of Lithuania.

In a case when a person was born in the territory of former Grand Duchy of Lithuania and not in the territory of modern Lithuania, only persons, who named themselves Lithuanians or were strictly connected to Lithuania in other way, are included.

Arts[edit]

Architecture and sculpture[edit]

Laurynas Gucevičius, considered to be the first professional Lithuanian architect

Literature[edit]

First Lithuanian book The Simple Words of Catechism published in 1547 by Martynas Mažvydas
Portrait of Salomėja Nėris, one of the best known Lithuanian female writers

Theater and cinema[edit]

Ballet and Dance[edit]

  • Eglė Špokaitė (1971-), soloist of Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (1989–2011). Actress, art director.
  • Edita Daniūtė (1979-), Professional Ballroom Dancer and World DanceSport Champion

Music[edit]

Painters and graphic artists[edit]

Politics[edit]

President Valdas Adamkus (right) chatting with Vice President Dick Cheney (left)

Military[edit]

Science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Economy[edit]

Sports[edit]

Virgilijus Alekna is the most successful Lithuanian discus thrower

Basketball players[edit]

Hockey players[edit]

Cyclers[edit]

Football players[edit]

Various[edit]

Religion[edit]

Roman Catholicism[edit]

Father Alfonsas Svarinskas spent over 20 years in Soviet prison camps

Judaism[edit]

Eastern Orthodoxy[edit]

Other[edit]

Fictional[edit]

Notable international people of Lithuanian descent[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]