Volodymyr Petryshyn

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Walter Volodymyr Petryshyn (Vladimir Petryshin) (born 22 January 1929 in Liashky Murovani, Lviv) is a famous Ukrainian mathematician. On May 6, 1996 Petryshyn killed his wife, Ukrainian-American painter Arcadia Olenska-Petryshyn, he suffered from a severe depression which caused the tragedy and was found not guilty by reason of insanity.[1] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


  1. ^ [1], retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-05-05.

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