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Antin Anhelovych

Anhelovych, Antin [Anhelovyč], b 14 April 1756 in the village of Hryniv, Bibrka county, Galicia, d 9 August 1814 in Lviv. Greek Catholic metropolitan of Lviv. Anhelovych studied at the Barbareum and in 1793 became the first rector of the Greek Catholic Theological Seminary in Lviv. In 1794 he became professor of dogma and in 1796 rector of Lviv University. In 1795 he was appointed bishop of Peremyshl; in 1798, administrator of the Lviv eparchy; in 1804, administrator of the Kholm eparchy; and in 1805, administrator of both the Lviv and Kholm eparchies. In 1808 Anhelovych became the first metropolitan of the reinstated Halych metropoly in Lviv. Source: www.encyclopediaofukraine.com

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