Danylyshyn, Dmytro

Danylyshyn, Dmytro [Данилишин, Дмитро; Danylyšyn], b 2 April 1907 in Truskavets, Drohobych county, Galicia, d 23 December 1932 in Lviv. Member of the Ukrainian Military Organization and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), tradesman. Danylyshyn took part in an OUN post office raid in Truskavets and carried out the assassination of the Polish politician Tadeusz Hołówko in August 1931. For raiding the post office in Horodok on 30 November 1932, he was sentenced to death by a Polish court and was hanged along with Vasyl Bilas at Brygidky Prison in Lviv.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]

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