Zaklynsky, Kornylo [Заклинський, Корнило; Zaklyns’kyj], b 18 June 1857 in Mariiampil, Stanyslaviv circle, Galicia, d 13 February 1884 in Lviv, Galicia. Historian; brother of Roman Zaklynsky. He attended the gymnasium in Stanyslaviv (1869–77) and cofounded a branch of the Prosvita society there. In 1877 he moved to Lviv to further his studies in history, with a specialization in the history of the Cossack period. He founded a literary-historical circle and became a member of Ruska Besida in Galicia and the Academic Brotherhood. He contributed articles on Cossack history, particularly the foreign relations of the Cossacks, and reworkings of historical articles by Volodymyr Antonovych and Mykola Kostomarov to Zoria (Lviv), Dilo, Vesna, and other Galician periodicals. Zaklynsky died of tuberculosis; much of his research and literary work remains unpublished.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]