Iryna Wilde

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Iryna Wilde (before 1972)

Iryna Wilde ( Ukrainian Ірина Вільде , actually Daryna Dmytriwna Makohon , Ukrainian Дарина Дмитрівна Макогон * 5. May 1907 in Czernowitz , Bukovina , Austria-Hungary , † thirtieth October 1982 in Lviv , Ukrainian SSR ) was a Ukrainian writer and Taras Shevchenko -Prize winner .


Wilde graduated from high school in her hometown in 1922 and studied humanities at the University of Lemberg until 1933 . She then worked as a teacher, journalist and special correspondent for the Ukrainian Pravda. She also headed the Lviv branch of the Ukrainian Writers' Union .

Her first novel was published in 1930. A complete edition of her work in four volumes appeared in 1967/68 and a Russian translation in five volumes was published in 1958.

Wilde suffered from multiple sclerosis and died at the age of 75 in Lviv, where she was buried in the Lychakiv Cemetery .


Iryna Wilde has received numerous honors. Among other things, she was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and received the Taras Shevchenko Prize in 1965 for her novel Sestry Ritschynski ( Сестри Річинські ).

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  1. a b Short biography of Irene Wilde ( memento of the original from October 9, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. in the Ukrainian electronic library; accessed on October 9, 2016 (Ukrainian)  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. Article on Vilde, Iryna in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine ; accessed on October 9, 2016 (English)
  3. a b Article on Iryna Wilde in the Ukrainian Soviet encyclopedia ; accessed on October 9, 2016 (Ukrainian)