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Lithuania's Information

Flag of Lithuania
Land Area 62,680 km2
Water Area 2,620 km2
Total Area 65,300km2 (#121)
Population 2,854,235 (#140)
Population Density 45.54/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $85.62 Billion
GDP Per Capita $29,900
Currency Litas (LTL)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Regimantas Adomaitis actor
  • Virgilijus Alekna discus thrower, Olympic medalist
  • Kazys Almenas physicist, essayist
  • Robertas Antinis sculptor, artist
  • Osvaldas Balakauskas composer
  • Jurgis Baltrusaitis poet, translator
  • Donatas Banionis actor
  • Antanas Baranauskas poet, mathematician
  • Sarunas Bartas film director
  • Arturas "Baras" Barysas actor, filmmaker
  • Jonas Basanavicius activist, founder Lithuanian Scientific Society
  • Kazys Binkis poet, journalist, playwright
  • Tadas Blinda folk hero
  • Algirdas Brazauskas former president, former prime minister
  • Bernardas Brazdzionis poet
  • Kazimieras Buga linguist, philologist
C - E
  • Alanas Chosnau singer, songwriter
  • Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis artist, composer
  • Petras Cvirka author
  • Ingeborga Dapkunaite actress
  • Simonas Daukantas ethnographer, historican
  • Stasys Eidrigevicius graphic artist
  • Paulius Galaune art historian, museum curator
  • Gediminas Grand Duke
  • Marija Gimbutas archeologist
  • Juozas Glinskis playwright
  • Romualdas Granauskas author
  • Iosif Grigulevich illegal Soviet operative
  • Kazys Grinius politician
  • Juozas Grusas editor, dramatist, playwright
  • Vincas Grybas sculptor
  • Dalia Grybauskaite poltician, president
  • Laurynas Gucevicius architect
  • Daina Gudzineviciute trap shooter, Olympic medalist
I - K
  • Jurga Ivanauskaite author
  • Jonas Jablonskis linguist
  • Juozas Kalinauskas sculptor, medalist
  • Petras Kalpokas artist
  • Gintaras Karosas artist, founded Europos Parkas
  • Algirdas Kauspedas musician
  • Rolandas Kazlas actor, theater director
  • Nomeda Kazlaus opera singer
  • Vytautas Kernagis singer, songwriter
  • Algimantas Kezys photographer
  • Aaron Klug chemist, biophysicist, nobel laureate
  • Oskaras Korsunovas theater director
  • Mykolas Krupavicius politician
  • Vincas Kurdirka writer of Lithuanian national anthem
  • Vytautas Landsbergis politician
  • Stasys Lorzoraitis diplomat, politician
  • Bronislovas Lubys fomer prime minister
  • Markas Luckis chess master

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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