Antanas Vienuolis

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Birthday
7, 1882
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Aug 17, 1957 (75)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1882
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Aug 17, 1957 (75)

About

Lithuanian writer and dramatist known for his work in the realism genre. His numerous literary works include Uzkeiktieji vienuoliai (Cursed Monks), Paskenduole (The Drowned), and Sventavarte (Holygate).

Before Fame

He excelled as a student at the Anyksciai school in his native Azuozeriai, Lithuania (then part of the Russian Empire).

Trivia

He wrote novels, novellas, and dramas.

Family Life

He was raised with five older sisters. He was the son of peasants Julijonas Zukauskas and Rozalija Baranauskaite.

Associated With

He and Czeslaw Milosz were fellow Lithuanian writers.