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Gintautas IESMANTAS

Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania

Gintautas IESMANTAS, Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania. Freedom Premium, Poul Lauritzen Foundation, Copenhagen, 1990. member, Helsinki Group, since 1988.

Background

IESMANTAS, Gintautas was born on January 1, 1930 in Sukliai, Kybartai, Lithuania. Parents: Jonas Iesmantas and Matilda Iesmantiene (née Daubaraite).

Education

Vilnius Pedagogical Institute, Diploma, Lithuanian language and literature, 1953. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian, German.

Career

Member, Sajudis Movement, since 1989. Member, member of the Presidium., member of the Council, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party, 1989-1991. Deputy of the Supreme Council, since 1990.

Journalist, 1953-1974. Editor in chief, Lietuvos Socialdemokratas, editor in chief, Lietuvos Zinios, 1989-1990.

Works

  • Prisikelimo Svente, 1990. Sventieji Nemuno Krantai, 1990. Esmes Ieskojimas, 1991.

    Peilis I Sirdi, 1991.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Member, Helsinki Group, since 1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Culture, literature, journalism.

Connections

Spouse Dalija Ona Iesmantiene (née Martisiute), 1990. Children: Valdas, Gedvydas.