Award Name : Gusi Peace Prize
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Peace
Location : Kaunas, Kauno Apskritis, Lithuania
Professor Vytautas Landsbergis (born 18 October 1932) is a Lithuanian conservative politician and Member of the European Parliament. He was the first head of state of Lithuania after its independence declaration from the Soviet Union, and served as the Head of the Lithuanian Parliament Seimas. Professor Landsbergis is an intellectual who has been active in Lithuania's political arena for more than two decades, and is a notable politician who helped contribute to the demise of the Soviet Union.
He has written twenty books on a variety of topics, including a biography of Mikalojus Konstantinas ?iurlionis, as well as works on politics and music. He is a founding signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism, and a member of the international advisory council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.He received Gusi Peace Prize in 2014 for Statesmanship.