Lithuania agrees to officially spell Polish surnames in their original versions Adam Mickiewicz Language Lithuania Names parliament Commentary Poland

Lithuania finally agrees to permit spelling of Polish surnames in their original versions

After close to 30 years since the restoration of its independence, Lithuania has finally passed legislation on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names which will permit the spelling of Polish surnames in their original versions. The new law will mean that Adam Mickiewicz, generally accepted to have been the greatest poet of Polish romanticism who associated […]