Dmytro Yavornytsky

Died aged 84

Dmytro Ivanovych Yavornytsky (Ukrainian: Дмитро́ Іва́нович Яворни́цький), or Dmitry Ivanovich Yavornitsky (also known as Dmitry Evarnitsky, Russian: Дмитрий Иванович Яворницкий; November 6, 1855, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire – August 5, 1940, Dnipropetrovsk, Soviet Union) was a Russian Imperial and Ukrainian Soviet academician, historian, archeologist, ethnographer, folklorist, and lexicographer. Yavornytsky was a member of (from 1885), of All-Russian Archaeological Society (from 1886) and an academician of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (from 1929). He was recognised as one of the most prominent researchers of the Zaporozhian Cossacks from the time of the Cossack Hetmanate, and the author of their first general history. In recognition of his many contributions to the preservation of Zaporozhian Host history and culture, he is widely known in historiography as "the father of the Zaporozhians".

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У Харківському університеті навчався видатний український історик та археолог Дмитро Іванович Яворницький (Єварницький) 7.XII (26.Х) 1855-5.VIII. 1940

English translation: Dmitry Ivanovich Yavornitsky (Yevarnitsky) 7.XII (26.X) 1855-5.VIII. 1940 outstanding Ukrainian historian and archaeologist studied at Kharkiv University

23 Universitetskaya, Kharkiv, Ukraine where they studied