Bulgakov, Makarii

Bulgakov, Makarii [Булгаков, Макарий], b 2 October 1816 in Surkov, near Kursk, Russian Empire, d 22 June 1882 in Cherkizov, near Moscow. A noted Russian theologian and church historian. He studied at the Kyiv Theological Academy and in 1841 became a professor at the academy. In 1842 he was appointed professor at the Saint Petersburg Theological Academy. He was a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 1850 he became bishop of Vinnytsia, then of Kharkiv (1862–7), and in 1879 metropolitan of Moscow. He wrote Istoriia Kievskoi Akademii (A History of the Kyiv Academy, 1843). Bulgakov’s 13-volume Istoriia russkoi Tserkvi (History of the Russian Church, 1857–83) contains much material on the history of the Ukrainian church.

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

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