Antanas Snieckus

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Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 22, 1974 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 22, 1974 (71)

About

The First Secretary of the Lithuanian Communist Party from 1940 to 1974 who helped create the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Before Fame

He went to Russia and became a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania.

Trivia

He initiated mass deportations of Lithuanians in 1941 and even had his own brother, with his family, deported to Siberia, where his brother died.

Family Life

He married Mira Bordonaite and they had two children together.

Associated With

He and Kazimira Prunskiene were both politicians from Lithuania.