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Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas Edit Profile

chairman , Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania

Algirdas Mykolas BRAZAUSKAS, Chairman, Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania.

Background

BRAZAUSKAS, Algirdas Mykolas was born on September 22, 1932 in Rokiskis, Lithuania. Parents: Kazys Brazauskas and Sofija Brazauskiene (née Peresileviciute).

Education

Kaunas Polytechnic Institute, hydro-technical construction engineering, 1956. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian, English, Polish.

Career

Minister construction materials industry of Lithuania,, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1965-1967. 1st deputy chairman State Planning Commission Lithuania, 1967-1977. Candidate member Center Committee, Lithuanian Communist Party, 1966-1976, member, 1976-1990, secretary, 1977-1988, 1st secretary central committee, 1988-1990.

Chairman Democratic Labour Party Lithuania, 1990-1993. Deputy Supreme Council Lithuania, 1967-1992, chairman of Presidium, 1990. Deputy chairman Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Supreme Soviet, Moscow, 1989-1990.

Deputy premier Republican of Lithuania, 1990-1991. Chairman Seimas Republic of Lithuania, 1992—1993, president, 1993—1998, prime minister, 2001—2006.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Politics

lietuvos Demokratine Darbo Partija (LDDP. Lithuanian Democratic Labour Party)

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Yachts, sailing; social democracy.

Connections

Married Julia Brazauskas (divorced). 2 children; Married Kristina Butrimine.

spouse:
Julia Brazauskas

spouse:
Kristina Butrimine