Vincas Kudirka (1858-1899)

A Lithuanian poet and physician, and the author of both the music and lyrics of the Lithuanian National Anthem. He was active in the Lithuanian national rebirth movement. Together with other Lithuanian students in Warsaw, he founded the secret society, Lietuva. In addition, he published a collection of Lithuanian songs, and was also a noted writer of satire. Kudirka gave much to Lithuanian culture and is considered a national hero.

National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame




3731 Prairie Avenue #485   Brookfield, IL 60513

Powered by ChronoForms -

We are social

Like us on facebook...


Easy Joomla Paypal Payment / Donations Module


Sign up for newsletter...
icon icon icon icon

Copyright © 2013 National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame. All rights reserved.