Česlovas Juršėnas

Česlovas Juršėnas
Speaker of Seimas
In office
April 1, 2008  November 14 , 2008
Preceded by Viktoras Muntianas
Succeeded by Arūnas Valinskas
In office
February 25, 1993  November 25, 1996
Preceded by Himself (acting)
Succeeded by Vytautas Landsbergis
Acting Speaker of Seimas
In office
November 25, 1992  February 25, 1993
Preceded by Algirdas Brazauskas
Succeeded by Himself
In office
April 6, 2004  July 12, 2004
Preceded by Artūras Paulauskas
Succeeded by Artūras Paulauskas
Personal details
Born (1938-05-18) 18 May 1938
Panižiškė, Ignalina district, Lithuania
Political party Social Democratic Party of Lithuania (since 2001)
Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania (1990-2001)
Communist Party of Lithuania (until 1989)
Spouse(s) Jadvyga Juršėnienė
Children Saulius Juršėnas

Česlovas Juršėnas (born 18 May 1938[1]) is a Lithuanian politician and a former Speaker of the Seimas, the Lithuanian parliament.

In 1955, he graduated from Ignalina secondary school (now Ignalina Česlovas Kudaba Progymnasium) with a gold medal and entered Vilnius State University of Vincas Kapsukas, graduating in 1960.[2]

During 1960–1964 Juršėnas was an employee of a newspaper Tiesa.

He was a signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania on 11 March 1990.[1]

Juršėnas has published several books about politics and the world.[1]

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