Eugenijus Gentvilas

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Eugenijus Gentvilas
Eugenijus Gentvilas 2016.jpg
Member of Seimas
Assumed office
17 November 2012
ConstituencyMulti-member
Prime Minister of Lithuania (acting)
In office
20 June 2001 – 4 July 2001
PresidentValdas Adamkus
Preceded byRolandas Paksas
Succeeded byAlgirdas Mykolas Brazauskas
Minister of Economy of Lithuania
In office
15 February 2001 – 4 July 2001
Prime MinisterRolandas Paksas
Preceded byValentinas Milaknis
Succeeded byPetras Čėsna
Leader of the Liberal Union of Lithuania
In office
1996–1999
Preceded byGinutis Vencius
Succeeded byRolandas Paksas
In office
2001–2003
Preceded byRolandas 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 62)
Telšiai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyLiberal Union of Lithuania (1993 - 2003)
Liberal and Centre Union (2003 - 2006)
Liberal Movement (2006 - present)
SpouseAušra
Childrenson and 2 daughters
Alma materVilnius 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 Prime Minister of Lithuania (acting)
20 June 2001 – 3 July 2001
Succeeded by
Preceded by Mayor of Klaipėda
1997–2001
Succeeded by