Peretiatkovych, Heorhii [Перетяткович, Георгій; Peretjatkovyč, Heorhij], b 8 December 1840 in Odesa, d 20 August 1908 in Odesa. Historian. After graduating from Moscow University (1877) he lectured at New Russia University in Odesa, where he became a professor in 1886. He is the author of monographs on the colonization of the Volga region in the 15th and 16th centuries (1877) and 17th and early 18th centuries (1882) and of a study of the Little Russians (see Little Russia) in Orenburg krai at the beginning of its colonization (Trudy VI Arkheologicheskago s"ezda, vol 2, ).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]