Jonas Jablonskis


Birthday December 30, 1860

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Lithuania

DEATH DATE Feb 23, 1930 (69)

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Lithuanian linguist who was one of the founders of the standard Lithuanian language. The linguistic material he collected was published in the 20 volumes of Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian which is still used today.

Before Fame

He studied classical languages at the University of Moscow.


He attemped to base Lithuanian on the western Aukstaitijan dialect.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Kubileliai, Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Vincuk Viacorka were both successful linguists.