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Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania

Jurgis JURGELIS, Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania.


JURGELIS, Jurgis was born on August 9, 1942 in Siauliai, Lithuania. Parents: Kazimieras Jurgelis and Bronislava Jurgeliene (née Zarankaite).


Vilnius Pedagogical Institute, Mathematics Teaching, 1967. Vilnius University, diploma, Law, 191. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian.


Member, Sajudis Movement, 1988. Member, Sajudis Comm, for the Investigations of Stalinist Crimes. Member of Parliament, since 1990.

Chairman, Civil Rights and Ethnic Affairs Standing Committee, Supreme Council, since 1992. Teacher, Vilnius Secondary School No. 21, 1967-1974; scientist, Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, 1974-1990.


  • Other Work

    • Writings on environmental control and civil rights.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, jogging; civil rights.


Spouse Zydre Jurgeliene (née Pranskunaite), 1975. Children: Jurga, Gabija, Mindaugas.