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Dr. Vytautas KUBILIUS

Chairman of the Lithuanian Citizens Charter

Dr. Vytautas KUBILIUS, Chairman of the Lithuanian Citizens Charter. State Prize, Government of Lithuania, 1969, 1981. Vice Chairman, Committee of National Prizes, 1988-1992; member, Lithuanian Science Cncl.

Background

KUBILIUS, Dr. Vytautas was born on November 23, 1928 in Aukstadvaris, Rokiskis, Lithuania. Parents: Steponas Kubilius and Veronika Kubiliene (née Klemkaite).

Education

Vilnius University, Diploma, Lithuanian language and literature, 1952, Doctor of Sciences, 1978. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian. English, German, French, Polish.

Career

Member, Sajudis Movement, 1988. Chairman, Lithuanian Citizens Charter, since 1991. Consultant. Government of Lithuania, 1991-1992.

Chairman, Culture and Art Council, 1991-1992. Chief scientist, 1955-1990, Head, Department of Modern Literature, since 1990, Institut, of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore.

Works

  • Salomejos Neries Lyrika, 1968. Lietuviu Lyrika, 1982. Lietuviu Literatura Ir Pasaulines Literaturos Procesas, 1983.

    Zanru Kaita Ir Sinteze, 1986. Problemos lr Situakijos, 1990.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Vice Chairman, Committee of National Prizes, 1988-1992. Member, Lithuanian Science Cncl. Clubs: member, Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening; Lithuanian independence, state and social relations.

Connections

Spouse Janina Kubiliene (née Zekaite), 1951. Children: Ruta, Andrius.