Baranovych, Oleksii [Баранович, Олексій; Baranovyč], b 22 June 1892 in Starokostiantyniv, Volhynia gubernia, d 3 May 1961 in Moscow. Historian. Baranovych graduated from Petrograd University in 1916 and, from 1920 to 1930, was an associate of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. From 1934 he worked in Moscow. He was the author of studies on the socioeconomic history of Right-Bank Ukraine in the 16th–18th century, such as Z istoriï zaselennia pivdnia Volyni (A History of the Settlement of Southern Volhynia, 1925); Narysy mahnats'koho hospodarstva pivdnia Volyni (Notes on the Magnate Economy of Southern Volhynia, 1926); Zaliudnennia Ukraïny pered Khmel'nychchynoiu. Volyns'ke voievodstvo (The Population of Ukraine before the Khmelnytsky Era: Volhynia Voivodeship, 1931); and Ukraina nakanune osvoboditel'noi voiny serediny XVII v. (Ukraine on the Eve of the War of Liberation in the Mid-17th Century, 1959).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]
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