Pseudonym: J. Rimošius
Jurgis Savickis was born on May 2, 1890, in Pagausantis estate of Ariogala community, Raseiniai district. He went to Ariogala primary school, then to Kaunas gymnasium. In 1911-1914 J. Savickis studied law in Moscow University. J.Savickis began to publish his works in 1910 in periodicals Lietuvos Žinios (The News of Lithuania), Aušrinė (The Morning Star), Laisva mintis (The Free Thought). During the World War I he lived in Russia, worked in the Committee of Relief to the Victims of War. In 1915 J.Savickis went to Denmark, and cared for the war prisoners in Germany. After declaration of independence of Lithuania he was appointed an official representative of Lithuania to Denmark, and since 1922 - in Norway also. After the embassy in Denmark was revoked, J. Savickis served as a diplomat in Finland till 1927.