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Andrius Kubilius

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Preceded by  Gediminas Kirkilas
Name  Andrius Kubilius
Spouse  Rasa Kubiliene
President  Valdas Adamkus
Party  Homeland Union
Succeeded by  Rolandas Paksas

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President  Valdas Adamkus Dalia Grybauskaite
Preceded by  Irena Degutiene (Acting)
Role  Former Prime Minister of Lithuania
Children  Andrius Kubilius, Vytautas Kubilius
Parents  Janina Zekaite-Kubiliene, Vytautas Kubilius
Education  Vilnius University (1981–1984), Vilnius University (1974–1979)
Previous offices  Prime Minister of Lithuania (2008–2012)

Succeeded by  Algirdas Butkevicius

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Andrius Kubilius (born 8 December 1956) is a Lithuanian politician who was Prime Minister of Lithuania from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. He was leader of the conservative political party Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats.

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Biography

Kubilius was born in Vilnius. After graduation from the 22nd secondary school in Vilnius, Kubilius was accepted to Vilnius University and studied in the Faculty of Physics until 1979. He continued his academic career and postgraduate studies at Vilnius University from 1981 to 1984.

Kubilius became a member of the pro-independence Sąjūdis movement, who favoured separation from the Soviet Union. He later became the Executive Secretary of the Sąjūdis Council. Soon after the re-establishment of Lithuania's independence, Kubilius was elected to the Seimas (parliament). Since then Kubilius has been an active figure in Lithuanian politics. He became a member of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats in 1993.

Kubilius led the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats Party into elections on 28 October 2008. Conservatives defeated the Social Democrats, making Kubilius the main candidate for Prime Minister. On 27 November 2008 Kubilius was officially appointed as Prime Minister of Lithuania. He received 89 votes in favour, 27 against, and 16 members of the Seimas abstained. In 2012 Kubilius became the first prime minister of Lithuania, who served the whole term in office.

Kubilius speaks Lithuanian, Russian and English.

Personal life

His wife Rasa Kubilienė is a violinist in the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra; the couple have two sons.

References

Andrius Kubilius Wikipedia


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