[VASILY MARKUS] On October 15, 2012, Professor Vasyl Markus, an outstanding Ukrainian scientist, political scientist and public figure, a full foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, ended his life in Chicago (Illinois, USA) at the age of ninety. Markus was born on December 27, 1922 in the village of Bedevlya, Tyachiv district, Transcarpathia, which at that time was part of Czechoslovakia. He graduated from the national school in his native village, and from the gymnasium in Khust. In June 1942, for his activities as a member of an underground Ukrainian youth organization, he was arrested by the Hungarian authorities, sentenced to a five-year prison term, but in December of the same year he was granted amnesty. Taking advantage of the new circumstances, V. Markus entered the Faculty of Philosophy of Budapest University in the fall of 1943, where he simultaneously attended courses in Slavic studies, Latin and German. At the same time, in his youth, he showed a great interest in fiction, publishing poetry and prose in the Literary Resurrection. In 1944-1945, he taught at the Ukrainian gymnasium in Beregovo, without leaving public activities, in particular in the Youth Union of Transcarpathian Ukraine. In the summer of 1945, he left Ukraine and soon arrived in Germany, where he continued to study Slavic studies and pedagogy in Munich. In the same place, in 1948, at the Ukrainian Free University, he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic: "Archaic properties of Middle Carpathian dialects". A rather long and scientifically fruitful period of V. Markus ' life is connected with France, where he arrived at the end of 1951 from Switzerland, where he briefly studied political science at the University of Freiburg. The French town of Sarcelles near Paris, a landmark for the academic community of post-war Ukrainian emigration, also plays an important role in the scientific biography of V. Markus. Here he became secretary of the Shevchen ... Читать далее

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