Kachkovskii Michael( Galician-Russian public figure)
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Biography Kachkovskii Michael
(1802 - 1872) son of a village priest, he studied law in Lviv, was a judge, traveled to Russia. On his tomb, in Kronstadt, the members of the St. Petersburg Slavic Benevolent Society monument. Imbued with ardent love for their nation, Kachkovskii around himself refused, and being a bachelor, saved up from his small salary funds for the national cause. In 1861, Mr.. Kachkovskii founded in Lviv "Word", the first big political independent Russian newspaper in Galicia, which served as the body of old Russian party and lasted until 1887, he was elected editor of BA. Deditskogo which, thanks to the support Kachkovskii had the opportunity to become the first in Galicia Russian writer by profession. All of his fortune, about 60,000 rubles, Kachkovskii bequeathed to the people's goals. With these funds, and in memory of merit Kachkovskii, in 1874, on the initiative Naumovich, based in Galicia, "society named M. Kachkovskii ", . which has the task of raising the intellectual and economic level of Ruthenian and approval of the people in love for the ancestral rites of the Church, . through the distribution of non-profit knowledge, . Publication popular books (usually in the 11 / 2 - 2 printed pages, . price at 10 kreuzer), . device in the cities and villages of free public reading rooms, . establishment of Good, . shelters and Bursa for the poorest Russian students, . public grain warehouses, . loan and savings banks, . Economic exhibitions and popular readings,
. This society has its offices (affiliate) for the entire eastern Galicia, the head of each affiliate is Board (apportionment), which annually gives a report to the general meeting the members of affiliates. The main management of the affairs of society belong to the central highlighted in Lviv, . which publishes one book a month didactic content and convenes an annual general meeting of members of all affiliates; assembly is convened alternately in the cities, . where its cells are affiliated,
. All allotments in 1890. was 17 members - 4136, with annual premiums of 1 guilder, General Assembly are valid for cash 1000 members. In popular books the content of the historical, agricultural and t. subsection, the company annually publishes an illustrated calendar. All publications are printed in the Galician-Russian, Russian Civil font. Wed. Deditsky, Life of M. Kachkovskii "(Lviv, 1876).