Dzhydzhora, Ivan

Dzhydzhora, Ivan [Джиджора, Іван; Džydžora], b 9 February 1880 in Zastavtsi, Pidhaitsi county, Galicia, d 22 April 1919 in Zastavtsi. Historian, civic figure, publicist, full member and librarian of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (NTSh). A student of Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Dzhydzhora contributed to NTSh publications. As a journalist he wrote for Dilo and Literaturno-naukovyi vistnyk under the pseudonym Ignotus. In 1919 he was the commander of Rava Ruska for the Western Ukrainian National Republic. His research dealt almost exclusively with the history of the Hetman state of the 18th century. His studies were published in Zapysky Naukovoho tovarystva im. Shevchenka (vols 5, 61, 67, 69, 70, 71, 76, 86, 98, 101, 103, 105, 107–12) and Naukovyi zbirnyk (1906). They were republished as Ukraïna v pershii polovyni XVIII viku (Ukraine in the First Half of the 18th Century) by the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kyiv 1930).

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




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