• Born date: 1893-12-01
  • Born in: Russian empire
  • Death date: 1933-05-13
  • Death in: Soviet Union
Mykola Khvylovy

Mykola Khvylovy (Ukrainian: Микола Хвильовий, Khvyl’ovyy) (December 13 [O.S. December 1] 1893 – May 13, 1933) was a Ukrainian writer and poet of the early Communist era Ukrainian Renaissance (1920–1930). Born as Mykola Fitilyov in Trostyanets, Kharkov Governorate to a Russian laborer father and Ukrainian schoolteacher mother, Khvylovy joined the Communist Party in 1919. In the same year he became the chief of local Cheka in Bohodukhiv povit.