Holovatskyi Yakiv

Activity: politician
Years: 1814 - 1888
Community: ukrainian
He was born in the village Chepeli in Lviv Region. Co-founder of literary society “Ruska Triitsia”, and co- author of literary collected volume “Rusalka Dnistrovaia”. In the history of Lviv University he was the first professor of “Ruthenian language and literature” (Ukrainian language and literature), first head of the Department of Ruthenian Language and Literature faculty. During 1858-59 he was a dean of the Department of Philosophy at Lviv University. From 1864 till 1866 he served as a rector of Lviv University.