Ivan Franko

Ivan Franko

Biography of Ivan Franko   Ivan Franko was born in the village Nahuyevychi (now Drohobych district, Lviv region) August 27, 1856 in the family blacksmith James Franco and Maria Kulchytska. His father died young, but seeing exceptional talent and curiosity son had to give it to the primary school in the village Yasenytsya ceremony involves, where he taught Polish and German, the original arithmetic. Uncle Ivan Franko, Paul Kulchytsky, a resident of this village, taught him to read and write Ukrainian and Ludwig Kulchytska aunt who came from “zahonovoyi nobility,” told the small Polish uprising of 1863 Then Ivan Franko