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Pyotr Krechevsky

Piotra Kre?e?ski
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President of the Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in exile

December 1919 - March 8, 1928
Jazep Losik
Vasil Zacharka
Vacla? Lasto?ski
Alaksandar Cvikievic
Vasil Zacharka
Personal details
Born(1879-08-07)August 7, 1879
Kobryn uyezd, Russian Empire
DiedMarch 8, 1928(1928-03-08) (aged 48)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
ProfessionTeacher, historian

Piotra Krecheuski (Belarusian: , ?acinka: Piotra Kre?e?ski, Russian: ? ?; August 7, 1879 - March 8, 1928, Prague) was a Belarusian statesman and president of the Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in exile.

Before the First World War he worked as a teacher in Ja?ówka near Bia?ystok. He was delegate at the First All-Belarusian Congress in 1917 and member of the Council of the Belarusian Democratic Republic. In December 1919 Krecheuski was elected President of the Council of the Belarusian Republic and served on this post till his death.

In exile in Prague since 1919, he organized active information campaigns for Western governments about the current states of Belarusian SSR and West Belarus.

He organized a conference of Belarusian emigrant organizations in September 1921 that criticized the Polish-Bolshevist Peace of Riga that divided Belarus in two parts.

Krecheuski convinced the Czechoslovak government to give grants for Belarusian students. He created the Belarusian archive in Prague and published the politological almanac Zamie?naja Bie?aru?.

Works

  • ? ? ? ( ?, ? ?) // , ? / . ?. ?. . . 1. : - ?. ?, 1926. C. 31-77. [Belarus in the Past and Present (Project of a Historical and Economic Study)]
  • ? // , ? . ?. 99-116. [History of the Belarusian Book]
  • ? ? ?. ?. // , ? . C. 121-139. [Mandates of the Belarusian Democratic Republic]
  • ? ? ? // , ? . ?. 7-16. [Skaryna and Independence]
  • ?. ? . ? 4 ? // . 1993. No3. ?.16-30 [Rahnieda, a drama in four parts]

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