Member of the Seimas 1996-2000
Born in the region of Radviliškis, the town of Panėlis, on 6 June, 1930 into a middle class family.
On 14 June, 1941, together with his parents, was deported to Altaj region. In 1947 run away from the exile to Lithuania. Attended Obeliai higher school. On 5 May, 1948 was arrested and deported to Krasnojarsk kraj, the region of Kozačinsko again. A year later moved to the antimony mines in the region of Severo Jenisejsk.
Returned to Lithuania in 1956. Worked in the construction service of Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant; in 1958 - in prospecting work; in 1996 - a senior foreman of maintenance shop-work of the Complex Prospecting Expedition. A member of the Council of the Lithuanian Political Prisoners and Deportees Association. A member of the working group of the representatives of the People's Fund (USA) in Lithuania.
A member of the Lithuanian Writers' union.
Speaks Russian. Married. The family has two children.
Member of the Seimas Delegation to the Interparliamentary Union
Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Czech Republic.
Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with France.
Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Tibet.
Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Ukraine.