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|Prime Minister of Lithuania
27 October 1999 – 3 November 1999
|Preceded by||Rolandas Paksas|
|Succeeded by||Andrius Kubilius|
4 May 1999 – 18 May 1999
|Preceded by||Gediminas Vagnorius|
|Succeeded by||Rolandas Paksas|
|Speaker of the Seimas|
17 September 2009 – 14 September 2012
|Preceded by||Arūnas Valinskas|
|Succeeded by||Vydas Gedvilas|
|First Deputy Speaker of the Seimas|
20 November 2008 – 16 September 2009
|Preceded by||Algis Čaplikas|
|Succeeded by||Raimondas Šukys|
|Minister for Social Security and Labour|
4 December 1996 – 27 October 2000
|Prime Minister||Gediminas Vagnorius|
|Preceded by||Mindaugas Mikaila|
|Succeeded by||Vilija Blinkevičiūtė|
|Member of Seimas|
25 November 1996 – 13 November 2020
|Preceded by||Vytautas Kvietkauskas (Naujamiestis)|
|Succeeded by||Žygimantas Pavilionis (Naujamiestis)|
|Constituency||Party list (1996-2004)
Party list (2016-20)
1 June 1949 |
Šiauliai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Political party||Homeland Union|
|Alma mater||Vilnius 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.
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