Belarusian linguist and politician who was the leader of the Belarusian National Front from 1999 to 2007.
He worked as a professor at the Minsk State Pedagogical Institute and the Belarusian Humanities Lyceum.
He and his son were featured in the 2006 documentary A Lesson of Belarusian.
He married a mathematician named Aryna.
He and Alexander Lukashenko are both prominent politicians from Belarus.