Marian Panchyshyn

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Marian Panchyshyn, Ukrainian: Мар'я́н Панчи́шин (born 1882, Lviv, Austro-Hungary - died October 9, 1943, Munich, Germany) was a Ukrainian medical doctor and politician. He was both member of a healing organization, and vice-president of the Ukrainian Republic proclaimed on June 30, 1941.

Medical career[edit]

Markian Panchyshyn was a member of the social network "Narodna Lichnytsia" ({lang-ua:Народна Лічниця}).

Panchyshyn was considered to be the most popular doctor in Western Ukraine.[1]

Role in the 1941 Independent Government[edit]

Because of his medical prowess, Panchyshyn was elected as Minister of Health of Ukraine on June 30, 1941.

Unfortunately, this did not survive the persecution of the Nazis. He was forced to flee into exile, with other members of the Ukrainian government.


Marian Panchyshyn died in Munich, Germany, on October 9, 1943.[2]


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