Danylevych, Vasyl [Данилевич, Василь; Danylevyč, Vasyl'], b 10 July 1872 in Kursk, d 10 November 1936. Historian and archeologist. A student of Volodymyr Antonovych, he graduated from Kyiv University and took up teaching positions at Kharkiv University (1902) and Kyiv University (1907). Danylevych was a member of the Ukrainian Scientific Society in Kyiv and a full member of the Scientific Research Chair of Ukrainian History in Kyiv and of the Archeological Commission of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. He studied the Donets fortified settlement and grave sites in the Kharkiv region. Among his works are Ocherk istorii Polotskoi zemli do kontsa XIV veka (An Outline of the History of the Polatsk Land to the End of the 14th Century, 1897) and Arkheolohichna mynuvshyna Kyïvshchyny (The Archeological Past of the Kyiv Region, 1925).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]