Juozas Tumas-Vaizgantas

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Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 29, 1933 (63)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 29, 1933 (63)

About

Lithuanian writer and Roman Catholic priest who helped to establish the Party of National Progress. His short fiction work, Sin at Easter and Other Stories, was translated into English by Danguole Sealey.

Before Fame

He studied at the Kaunas Seminary and was ordained as a priest in 1893.

Trivia

His best-known literary works include Rays of Hope and Uncles and Aunts.

Family Life

He was born into a farming family in Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Tomas Venclova were fellow Lithuanian writers.

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