Vincas Kudirka

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Birthday
31, 1858
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Nov 16, 1899 (40)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1858
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Nov 16, 1899 (40)

About

Lithuanian writer and medical doctor who wrote both the music and the lyrics to "Tautiska giesme," the National Anthem of Lithuania.

Before Fame

He took courses in history and philosophy in Warsaw and later studied medicine.

Trivia

He is considered a Lithuanian national hero.

Family Life

He was raised in Paezeriai, Lithuania. He died of tuberculosis at the age of forty.

Associated With

He and Czeslaw Milosz were both well-known Lithuanian poets.