Statehood Day (LTU) History
Statehood Day in Lithuania commemorates the coronation of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania. Born in the year 1200, Mindaugas is the first known Grand Duke and only King of Lithuania. Little is known about the King, his coronation and life however it is known that Mindaugas accepted Christianity and proclaimed the nation as Catholic.
Statehood Day is celebrated annually on 6 July, the date believed to be the same as Mindaugas' coronation as King of Lithuania in 1253. The holiday has been officially celebrated since 1991 and res-established independence of Lithuania from the USSR.
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Statehood Day References and Related Siteswww.lithaz.org: King Mindaugas www3.lrs.lt: Mindaugas Statehood