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Ternopilʹ (Ukraine)


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  • Variants

    • us: Tarnopol (Poland)
    • us: Tarnopolʹ (Ukraine)
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Ternopolʹ (City)
      • Ternopolʹ (Ukraine)
    • Sources

      • found: BGN per phone 7/10/81 (popl.; 49°33ʹN, 25°35ʹE; variant: Tarnopol)
      • found: Ukraïna [MAP] 1992: (Ternopilʹ, center of Ternopilʹsʹka oblastʹ)
      • found: Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl.: v. 11, pt. 1, p. 220 (Ternopilʹ, city and raion center in Ukraine. 1st mentioned by Polish King Sigismund I in 1540 as a fortress. After 1772 Polish rule ended and TernopilʹWas placed under Austrian rule. From 1809 to 1815 the city was transferred to Russian jurisdiction where it became the center of Ternopilʹsʹkyĭ okruh. After the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918 the city was taken by Polish forces in 1919. Poland secured the city by 1920 and it remained under Polish rule until 1939 when as part of the Western Ukrainian lands it was reunited with Ukraine)
      • found: Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ykl., 3rd ed.: v. 25, p. 502 (Ternopolʹ (formerly Tarnopolʹ); a city in Ukraine. In 14th cent the original Slavic population was destroyed by Mongol-Tatar invaders. It has been known since 1540 as part of the Rech Pospolita of Poland. From 1772 to 1809 it came under Austrian jurisdiction. From 1809-1815 the city was ceded to Russia. After 1815 TernopilʹWas again transferred to the Austro-Hungarian Empire where it remained until 1918. From 1920 to 1939 the city was again under Polish rule. From Dec. 1939 it became part of Sov. Ukraine)
      • found: LC PreMARC file (hdg.: Ternopolʹ (City))
      • found: Russia and newly independent nations of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1993: (Ternopilʹ)
      • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 17, 2014 (Founded 1540 by Pol. hetman Jan Tarnowski; Ceded to U.S.S.R. in 1945)
      • notfound: Encyc. powszechna: v. 14, p. 409 (Tarnopol, city in Galicia, founded by Jan Tarnowski in 1540 as a fortress)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [The following heading for an earlier name is a valid AACR2 heading: Tarnopol (Poland)]
    • Change Notes

      • 1981-12-10: new
      • 2014-12-18: revised
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