Fedir Lyzohub

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Fedir Lyzohub
Chairman of Poltava Governorate Land Administration
In office
Otaman of Council of Ministers
In office
10 May 1918 – 14 November 1918
President Pavlo Skoropadsky
Preceded by Mykola Vasylenko (acting)
Succeeded by Sergei Gerbel
Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
In office
3 May 1918 – 8 July 1918
Prime Minister Mykola Sakhno-Ustymovych (acting)
Preceded by Mykhailo Tkachenko
Succeeded by Ihor Kistiakovsky
Personal details
Born (1851-10-06)October 6, 1851
Sedniv, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 1928 (aged 76–77)
Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Nationality Ukrainian
Political party Union of October 17
Spouse(s) Aleksandra Fedorovna Levits

Fedir Andriyovych Lyzohub was a Ukrainian politician and the Otaman of Council of Ministers (Ukrainian State) in 1918. He was the son of Nadezhda Dmitrievna Dunin-Borkowska and Andriy Ivanovych Lyzohub, a poet and a friend of Taras Shevchenko.

Fedir Lyzohub founded the Poltava Museum of Regional Studies, ensured that the Poltava administration building was built in the Ukrainian style, and installed a monument to Ivan Kotlyarevsky in Poltava.


Fedir Lyzohub was a distant descendant of Yakiv Lyzohub who was the acting Hetman of the Zaporizhian Host after the death of Danylo Apostol.

Portrait of Andriy Lyzohub, by Shevchenko, 1846

He had two brothers, Dmytro and Illya (who was married to Sofia Barshevska).

Fedir Lyzohub had four daughters (Olena, 1890; Lysaveta, 1892; Vira, 1897; Sofia, 1900).

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