Irena Degutienė

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Irena Degutienė

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Prime Minister of Lithuania
Acting
In office
27 October 1999 – 3 November 1999
PresidentValdas Adamkus
Preceded byRolandas Paksas
Succeeded byAndrius Kubilius
In office
4 May 1999 – 18 May 1999
PresidentValdas Adamkus
Preceded byGediminas Vagnorius
Succeeded byRolandas Paksas
Speaker of the Seimas
In office
17 September 2009 – 14 September 2012
Preceded byArūnas Valinskas
Succeeded byVydas Gedvilas
First Deputy Speaker of the Seimas
In office
20 November 2008 – 16 September 2009
Preceded byAlgis Čaplikas
Succeeded byRaimondas Šukys
Minister for Social Security and Labour
In office
4 December 1996 – 27 October 2000
Prime MinisterGediminas Vagnorius
Preceded byMindaugas Mikaila
Succeeded byVilija Blinkevičiūtė
Member of Seimas
In office
25 November 1996 – 13 November 2020
Preceded byVytautas Kvietkauskas (Naujamiestis)
Succeeded byŽygimantas Pavilionis (Naujamiestis)
ConstituencyParty list (1996-2004)
Naujamiestis (2004-16)
Party list (2016-20)
Personal details
Born (1949-06-01) 1 June 1949 (age 71)
Šiauliai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyHomeland Union
Spouse(s)Gediminas Degutis
Alma materVilnius University

Irena Degutienė (born 1 June 1949) is a Lithuanian politician. She is member of the conservative Homeland Union.

She was twice the acting Prime Minister of Lithuania, first from 4 May 1999 to 18 May 1999 and then from 27 October 1999 to 3 November 1999.

She has also been the Minister for Social Security and Labour from 1996 to 2000. In 1996, she was elected to Seimas and re-elected in 2000.

On 15 September 2009, Degutienė became Speaker of the Seimas, a position she held until 14 September 2012. She is the first woman to hold such position in Lithuania's history.[1]

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