Vladas Jurgutis

Vladas Jurgutis (November 17, 1885 in Joskaudai near Palanga – January 9, 1966 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian priest, economist, and professor. As the first chairman of the Bank of Lithuania he is unofficially considered to be the "father of the Lithuanian litas."[1]

Portrait of Jurgutis
Commemorative Litas coin dedicated to 75th anniversary of the Bank of Lithuania, with a portrait of Vladas Jurgutis