Dobriansky, Viktor [Добрянський, Віктор; Dobrjans'kyj], b 30 March 1816 in Rudlov, Prešov region, d 12 June 1860 in Prešov. Greek Catholic clergyman and pedagogue; brother of Adolf Dobriansky. In 1848–52 Dobriansky served as a school inspector in Uzhhorod and a school trustee in Košice. Dobriansky tried to have the Ruthenian (Ukrainian) language introduced into the schools in Transcarpathia.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]