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Audeius BUTKEVICIUS

Minister of National Defence

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountaineering, tourism. The right winger.

Connections

Spouse Vilija Butkeviciene (née Dailidaite), 1984. Children: Vytenis.