Dumka, Pavlo, 1854–1918. Galician civic and political peasant activist, resident of the village of Kupchyntsi in Ternopil county, where he was born and died. Dumka was a founding member of the Ukrainian Radical party, a deputy to the Galician Diet (1908–18), and a member of the Ukrainian National Rada of the Western Ukrainian National Republic. He wrote poetry, which appeared in Galician magazines, almanacs, and collections.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]