Drachynsky, Teofil

Drachynsky, Teofil [Dračyns’kyj, Teofil’], b 1862 in Pohorylivka, Zastavna county, Bukovyna, d 21 June 1929 in Mamaivtsi, Chernivtsi county. Bukovynian political, civic, and church figure, an Orthodox protopresbyter. Drachynsky was a member and vice-marshal of the Bukovynian Diet in 1911–18, president of the Society of Orthodox Priests in Bukovyna, and an active member of the Ukrainian National party (interwar Bukovyna) in 1927–9.

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

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