|Member of Seimas of Lithuania|
24 February 1926|
Vilkaviškis District Municipality, Lithuania
28 September 2017 (aged 91)|
Balys Gajauskas (24 February 1926 – 28 September 2017) was a Lithuanian politician. In 1990 he was among those who signed the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. In 1978 he became a prisoner of conscience after being sentenced for "anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda" by the Supreme Court of the Lithuanian SSR. Before that he had served a 25-year sentence for having participated in the Lithuanian anti-Soviet resistance, being released in 1973.
- Prisoners of Conscience in the USSR (published by Amnesty International, 1980, p.14
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