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Algimantas Jurgis CEKUOLIS

Political Adviser to the Supreme Council

Algimantas Jurgis CEKUOLIS, Lithuanian Political Adviser to the Supreme Council.

Background

CEKUOLIS, Algimantas Jurgis was born on November 10, 1931 in Panevezys, Lithuania. Parents: Jurgis Cekuolis and Elena Cekuoliene (née Ingeleviciute).

Education

Gorky Literature Institute, Moscow, Diploma, literature, 1953. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish.

Career

Member. Communist Party of the USSR, 1959-1990. Member of Seim, Sajudis Movement, since 1988. Deputy of the Supreme Council, 1989-1990.

Political Adviser to the Supreme Council, since 1990. Journalist, 1953-1968. Writer, since 1954; reporter, Canada, Chief of Bureau, Portugal, Spain, Novosty Press Agency, 1968-1986.

Editor in Chief, Gimtasis Krastas. since 1986.

Works

  • Per Tris Vandenynus, 1957. Tylos Takais, 1960. Perkunas Netrenkia I Laiva, 1959.

    Legijunierius, 1971.

Membership

Clubs: Rotary Club, Vilnius.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, cycling, red wine. Lithuanian independence and democracy, private enterprise.

Connections

Spouse Birute Cekuoliene (née Adomonyte), 1962. Children: Justinas, leva.