Justas Paleckis

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Birthday
22, 1899
Birthplace
Telsiai, Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 26, 1980 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1899
Birthplace
Telsiai, Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 26, 1980 (81)

About

Lithuanian journalist and politician who served as acting president of Lithuania after the Soviet invasion.

Before Fame

He worked as the director of the Lithuanian official news agency, ELTA during the mid 1920's.

Trivia

As head of state of the Lithuanian Soviet puppet state he personally signed orders authorizing the mass deportation of several figures from independent Lithuania.

Family Life

His son, Justas Vincas Paleckis, is also a politician and is a Member of the European Parliament.

Associated With

He and Kazimira Prunskiene were both politicians in Lithuania.