Zigmantas Balčytis

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Zigmantas Balčytis
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Minister of Finance
In office
1 June 2005 – 4 July 2007
Prime MinisterGediminas Kirkilas
Preceded byAlgirdas Brazauskas
Succeeded byGediminas Kirkilas
Minister of Transport and Communications
In office
1 June 2001 – 4 July 2005
Prime MinisterAlgirdas Brazauskas
Personal details
Born (1953-11-16) 16 November 1953 (age 65)
Šilutė, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Alma materVilnius 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
2006
Succeeded by
Gediminas Kirkilas
Party political offices
Preceded by
Algirdas Butkevičius
Social Democratic Party nominee for President of Lithuania
2014
Incumbent