Žuk-Hryškievič Vincent (1903-1989), civic and political leader and president of the Council of the Belarusian Democratic Republic in Exile (1970-1982). He was a graduate of Prague University (1927) and worked as a teacher in Vilnia. Deported to Siberia in 1940, he served in the Polish army in Italy during World War II and after the war was one of the founders of the London-based Association of Belarusians in Great Britain. In 1950, he moved to Toronto, Canada, where he obtained his Ph.D. in literature and was active in Belarusian cultural life. From 1954 to 1956, Dr. Žuk-Hryškievič was head of the Belarusian Service of Radio Liberation (later Liberty) in Munich, Germany. His life has been documented by his wife Raisa Žuk-Hryškievič's book.