Balys Gajauskas

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Balys Gajauskas
Member of Seimas of Lithuania
In office
1990–1992
Personal details
Born (1926-02-24)24 February 1926
Vilkaviškis District Municipality, Lithuania
Died 28 September 2017(2017-09-28) (aged 91)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Spouse(s) Irena Gajauskienė
Children Gražina Gajauskaitė

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prisoners of Conscience in the USSR (published by Amnesty International, 1980, p.14