Glovinsky, Yevhen

Glovinsky, Yevhen [Ґловінський, Євген; Glovins'kyj, Jevhen], b 1 November 1894 in Rzhyshchiv, Kyiv gubernia, d 7 July 1964 in Munich, West Germany. Economist and civic figure. An artillery officer in the Army of the Ukrainian National Republic, he emigrated in 1922 to Czechoslovakia. In 1927 he received a degree in economic engineering from the Ukrainian Husbandry Academy in Poděbrady. From 1930 to 1939 he was a secretary and research associate of the Ukrainian Scientific Institute in Warsaw. In 1944 he fled west from the Soviet advance to Bohemia and then to Austria, where he lived in a displaced persons camp near Salzburg. In 1949 he settled in Munich, where he became a professor of the Ukrainian Technical and Husbandry Institute and the Ukrainian Free University (1952) and a full member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (1953) and member of the editorial board of its Entsyklopediia ukraïnoznavstva (Encyclopedia of Ukraine).

In the interwar years Glovinsky was active in émigré student movement and engineering organizations. After the Second World War he was the representative of the Ukrainian National State Union party to the Ukrainian National Council, where he served as deputy chairman and member of the presidium. Glovinsky is the author of articles on Ukraine’s economy in the collections of the Ukrainian Scientific Institute in Warsaw and in postwar émigré and Western Sovietological journals, and of the study Finansy USSR (Finances of the Ukrainian SSR, 1939).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]

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