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Antanas RACAS

Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania

Antanas RACAS, Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania.

Background

RACAS, Antanas was born on August 28, 1940 in Jurbarkas, Lithuania. Parents: Antanas Racas and Zofija Raciene (née Jokubauskaite).

Education

Vilnius University, Diploma, Germanic filology and literature, 1967. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian, English, German, Esperanto.

Career

Member. Chief of Regional Council, Keime, 1990, member, Seym Council, 1988-1990, since 1992, Sajudis Movement. Deputy of the Supreme Council, since 1990. Head of Lithuanian Information Bureau, Germany, since 1991.

Chief, Parliamentary Group for relations with Germany, since 1992. School teacher, Deguciai. Zarasai, 19671968; deputy school director, Avaliai, 1968.

School director, Saukenai, Keime, 19681976. Teacher. Keime, 1976-1990.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: member, Lithuanian Samarien Community.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, folk lore. Foreign political affairs, relations with Germany.

Connections

Spouse Jadvyga Raciene (née Uzusienyte), 1968. Children: Vytautas, Gediminas, Kestutis.