Remains of 1863-1864 uprising participants buried in Vilnius

  • 2019-11-29
  • BNS/TBT Staff
The remains of two commanders – Zygmunt Sierakowski (known in Lithuania as Zigmantas Sierakauskas) and Konstanty Kalinowski (Konstantinas Kalinauskas) – and 18 other participants of the 1863-1864 uprising against Tsarist rule were buried in a state funeral in Vilnius on November 22. Their coffins were brought to the renovated Chapel of the Old Rasos Cemetery following a Holy Mass at Vilnius Cathedral and a solemn funeral procession along the capital‘s streets.  Those who took part in the procession included Presidents Gitanas Naus...
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