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Adomas Varnas (January 1, 1879 in Joniškis, Lithuania – July 19, 1979 in Chicago, United States) was a prominent Lithuanian painter, photographer, collector, philanthropist, and educator.
Alūksne is a town on the shores of Lake Alūksne in northeastern Latvia near the borders with Estonia and Russia.
Andrius Šležas (February 4, 1975 in Joniškis) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball player and basketball coach.
Aukštaitija (Highlands) is the name of one of five ethnographic regions of Lithuania.
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 107,086.
Šiauliai County (Šiaulių apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Benas Veikalas (born 24 September 1983) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player who last played for BG Göttingen of the Basketball Bundesliga.
Bishops of Samogitia, Samogitian diocese (now a part of Lithuania) from 1417 to 1926.
Bishops of Vilnius (Vilna, Wilna, Wilno) diocese from 1388 and archdiocese (archdiocese of Vilnius) from 1925: Catholic-Hierarchy.org.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
Charles Segal (born in Joniškis, Lithuania) is a classically trained jazz and commercial pianist, and composer.
The territory of Lithuania is divided into 10 counties (Lithuanian: singular apskritis, plural apskritys), all named after their capitals.
Dobele (Doblen) is a town in the cultural region Zemgale in Latvia, and is located near the center of Latvia on the banks of the river Bērze.
Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Einsatzgruppen ("task forces" or "deployment groups") were Schutzstaffel (SS) paramilitary death squads of Nazi Germany that were responsible for mass killings, primarily by shooting, during World War II (1939–45).
A seniūnija (in English: eldership, elderate, ward, parish, or subdistrict) is the smallest administrative division of Lithuania.
John of the Lithuanian Dukes (Jan Ochstat de Thelnicz, Jonas iš Lietuvos kunigaikščių, Jan z Książąt Litewskich; 8 January 1499 – 18 March 1538) was Bishop of Wilno (1519–36) and of Bishop of Poznań (1536–38).
Jonas Avyžius Public Library of Joniškis District Municipality was founded in 1937 in Joniškis, Lithuania.
Joniškis District Municipality (Joniškio rajono savivaldybė) is a territorial unit of Lithuania with a population of about 30,000.
Kapyl (Капыль, Копыль. Kopyl, Kapylius, קאפוליע) is an urban settlement and the capital of Kapyl Raion in Belarus.
Konin is a city in central Poland, on the Warta River.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
Laurence Harvey (born Laruschka Mischa Skikne; 1 October 192825 November 1973) was a Lithuanian-born South African-raised actor.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba) is a Baltic language spoken in the Baltic region.
Lithuanian mythology is a type of Baltic mythology, developed by Lithuanians throughout the centuries.
Magdeburg rights (Magdeburger Recht; also called Magdeburg Law) were a set of town privileges first developed by Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (936–973) and based on the Flemish law, which regulated the degree of internal autonomy within cities and villages, granted by the local ruler.
Maksimas Katche (Wilhelm Johannes Arwed Max Kattchée, also Kattchee; Макс Арведович Катхе) (– 10 June 1933), was a Russian and Lithuanian military officer, Knight of St. George.
Lithuania is divided into three layers of administrative divisions.
Perkūnas (Perkūnas, Pērkons, Old Prussian: Perkūns, Yotvingian: Parkuns) was the common Baltic god of thunder, one of the most important deities in the Baltic pantheon.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
Rail Baltica (in Estonia also known as Rail Baltic and the Baltic part referred to as the Rail Baltica Global Project) is a greenfield railway infrastructure project to link Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland with a European standard gauge rail line, providing passenger and freight service between the countries and improving rail connections between Central and Northern Europe as well as acting as a catalyst for building the economic corridor in the Northeastern Europe.
Lithuania can be divided into historical and cultural regions (called ethnographic regions).
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Sulingen is a town in the district of Diepholz, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Võru (Võro; Werro; Выру (Vyru); Veru) is a town and a municipality in south-eastern Estonia.
Vimmerby is a city and the seat of Vimmerby Municipality, Kalmar County, Sweden with 7,934 inhabitants in 2010.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yad Vashem (יָד וַשֵׁם; literally, "a monument and a name") is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, "Jewish",; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.