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Editor , Philology educator , researcher

Alvydas Butkus, Lithuanian philology educator, researcher, editor. Scholar Swedish Literature 9000 United States dollar, 1992. Member Sajudis movement, Kaunas, Vilnius, 1988-1990. Member Lithuanian-Latvian Society (head 1988-1995), Intenrat. Council Onomastics.

Background

Butkus, Alvydas was born on July 9, 1950 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Son of Balys and Izolda (Buteikyte) Butkus.

Education

Master in Philology, Vilnius (Lithuania) University, 1975. Doctor in Philology, Vilnius (Lithuania) University, 1984.

Career

Lecturer, Vilnius U., Kaunas, Lithuania, 1976-1986; associate professor, Vilnius U., Kaunas, Lithuania, 1986-1990; head department Lithuanian, Vytautas Magnus U., Kaunas, Lithuania, 1990-1995; head Lettonic center, Vytautas Magnus U., Kaunas, Lithuania, since 1995. Head Aesti publication company, Kaunas, Lithuania, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Our brothers the Letts, 1990. Author, editor: Lithuanian nicknames, 1995, The Letts, 1995. Co-author, editor: Lithuanian-Lettish Phrase-Book, 1996.

Membership

Member Sajudis movement, Kaunas, Vilnius, 1988-1990. Member Lithuanian-Latvian Society (head 1988-1995), Intenrat. Council Onomastics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, folklore, bycicle.

Connections

Married Rima Cikstaite, March, 1969 (divorced 1985). Children: Audrius, Daumantas. Married Violeta Sojute, October 17, 1985.

Children: Mantaute, Eimantas.

father:
Balys Butkus

mother:
Izolda (Buteikyte) Butkus

spouse:
Violeta Sojute

spouse:
Rima Cikstaite

child:
Mantaute Butkus

child:
Daumantas Butkus

child:
Eimantas Butkus

child:
Audrius Butkus