Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas

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Birthday
6, 1893
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jun 7, 1967 (74)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1893
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jun 7, 1967 (74)

About

Lithuanian poet, novelist, and priest whose literary works dealt with the priesthood and religious faith. He is best remembered for a 1933 novel entitled In the Shadow of the Altars.

Before Fame

He attended the Seinai Priest Seminary and the Saint Petersburg Roman Catholic Theological Academy. He published his debut poetic work in 1917.

Trivia

He taught at the University of Lithuania.

Family Life

He was raised in Pilotiskes, Lithuania. He died in his seventies and was buried in the city of Vilnius.

Associated With

He and Czeslaw Milosz were both famous writers from Lithuania.