Antanas Baranauskas

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Birthday
17, 1835
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Nov 26, 1902 (67)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1835
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Nov 26, 1902 (67)

About

Lithuanian poet and mathematician who also served as a Catholic bishop. His most famous poem, published in 1861, is "Anyksciu silelis."

Before Fame

He studied at the Catholic Seminary of Varniai, where he researched and categorized Lithuanian dialects and contributed greatly to the development and understanding of Lithuanian language and literature.

Trivia

He received a degree in theology from the Saint Petersburg Roman Catholic Theological Academy.

Family Life

He was born into a peasant family and attended parochial school as a child.

Associated With

He and Tomas Venclova were both Lithuanian poets.