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Audeius BUTKEVICIUS

Audeius BUTKEVICIUS, Lithuanian Minister of National Defence.

Background

  • BUTKEVICIUS, Audeius was born on September 24, 1960 in Kaunas, Lithuanian. Parents: Bronius Butkevicius and Nyde Kazimiera Butkeviciene (née Markeviciute).

  • Education

    • Kaunas Medical Academy, Medicine, 1986. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian.

    Career

    • Chairman, Union of Exiled persons. Member, Sajudis Movement Seym, since 1988. Member, Sajudis Regional Council, Kaunas, since 1988.

      Deputy of the Supreme Council, since 1990. Director-General, National Defence Department, 19901991. Minister of Defence, since 1991.

      Hospital physician, 1986-1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Sajudis Movement

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountaineering, tourism. The right winger.

    Connections

    • Spouse Vilija Butkeviciene (née Dailidaite), 1984. Children: Vytenis.
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    Born September 24, 1960
    (age 57)
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