Zigmantas Balčytis

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Zigmantas Balčytis
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Prime Minister of Lithuania
Acting
In office
1 June 2006 – 4 July 2006
President Valdas Adamkus
Preceded by Algirdas Brazauskas
Succeeded by Gediminas Kirkilas
Personal details
Born (1953-11-16) 16 November 1953 (age 61)
Šilutė, Soviet Union
(now Lithuania)
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater Vilnius University

Zigmantas Balčytis (born 16 November 1953 in Šilutė district municipality) is a Lithuanian politician who briefly served as acting Prime Minister of Lithuania in 2006. He took office on 1 June 2006 following the resignation of Algirdas Brazauskas, but failed to be approved by the Parliament to become Prime Minister. He was succeeded on 4 July by Gediminas Kirkilas. Balčytis is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Lithuania and was Minister of Finance in the Brazauskas government.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Algirdas Brazauskas
Prime Minister of Lithuania
Acting

2006
Succeeded by
Gediminas Kirkilas
Party political offices
Preceded by
Algirdas Butkevičius
Social Democratic Party nominee for President of Lithuania
2014
Incumbent