Yuriy Fedkovych

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Ukrainian coin featuring Yuriy Fedkovych

Osyp Yuriy Fedkovych (Ukrainian: О́сип Ю́рій Федько́вич, romanizedOsyp Jurij Feďkovyč, 8 August 1834, Putyla - 11 January 1888, Chernivtsi) was a Ukrainian writer, poet, folklorist and translator.[1]


He edited the first Ukrainian-language newspaper in Bukovina.

In 1989 Chernivtsi University was renamed Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University in his memory.


  • ' The soldier's daughter'. Translated by Roma Franko. In Sonia Morris, ed., From days gone by: selected prose fiction, Toronto: Language Lanterns Publications, 2008.


  1. ^ 'Osyp Yuriy Fedkovych', Annals of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the United States 20: 47-8 (1999), pp.105ff.

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