Eugenijus Gentvilas

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Eugenijus Gentvilas
MP
Eugenijus Gentvilas 2016.jpg
Member of Seimas
Assumed office
14 November 2016
In office
17 November 2012 – 14 November 2016
Prime Minister of Lithuania (acting)
In office
20 June 2001 – 4 July 2001
President Valdas Adamkus
Preceded by Rolandas Paksas
Succeeded by Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas
Minister of Economy of Lithuania
In office
15 February 2001 – 4 July 2001
Prime Minister Rolandas Paksas
Preceded by Valentinas Milaknis
Succeeded by Petras Čėsna
Leader of the Liberal Union of Lithuania
In office
1996–1999
Preceded by Ginutis Vencius
Succeeded by Rolandas Paksas
In office
2001–2003
Preceded by Rolandas Paksas
Member of the European Parliament
for Lithuania
In office
2004–2009
Mayor of Klaipėda
In office
1997–2001
Personal details
Born (1960-03-14) 14 March 1960 (age 57)
Telšiai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Political party Liberal Union of Lithuania (1993 - 2003)
Liberal and Centre Union (2003 - 2006)
Liberal Movement (2006 - present)
Spouse(s) Aušra
Children son and 2 daughters
Alma mater Vilnius University

Eugenijus Gentvilas (born 14 March 1960 in Telšiai) is a Lithuanian politician, signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania and Member of the European Parliament for the Liberal and Centre Union (Liberal Movement since 2006), sitting with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe[1]. He was mayor of Klaipėda from 1997 to 2001. In mid-2001, Gentvilas briefly acted as Prime Minister of Lithuania.

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Preceded by
Rolandas Paksas
Prime Minister of Lithuania (acting)
20 June 2001 – 3 July 2001
Succeeded by
Algirdas Brazauskas
Preceded by
Silverijus Šukys
Mayor of Klaipėda
1997–2001
Succeeded by
Rimantas Taraškevičius