Fedorovych, Ivan A. [Федорович, Іван; Fedorovyč], 1811–70. Galician public figure, owner of an estate in the village of Vikno in Skalat county, father of Volodyslav Fedorovych. Ivan Fedorovych was a democrat and populist; in 1848 he served as a deputy to the Austrian parliament. He wrote the words of the song ‘Pomarnila nasha dolia’ (Our Fate Looks Sad), which was set to music by Anatol Vakhnianyn. His son published his Aforyzmy Jana Fedorowicza (Aphorisms of Ivan Fedorovych) in 1873 and his philosophical works in 1882.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]
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