Skaballanovich Mikhail (1871–1931) – historian of the Orthodox Church, theologian, liturgist.
He studied at the Grodno Theological School and the Vilna Theological Seminary (graduated with honors in 1892). In 1896, he graduated from the Kiev Theological Academy, having received the degree of Candidate of Theology (for the essay ‘Explanatory Exposition of the Book of Prophet Ezekiel’). In 1898-1907, he was Ass. Superintendent of the Mariupol Theological School.
For his work ‘The First Chapter of the Book of Prophet Ezekiel. The Experience of Explaining’ (1904) S. received Master degree in Theology at the Kiev Theological Academy. From 1906 to 1918, Ass. Professor of the Kiev Theological Academy, Department of the Old Testament; then - Professor of the Department of Dogmatic Theology. From 1910 to 1920, Professor of the History and Philology Department of the Kiev Higher Pedagogical Evening Courses of the Society of Professors and Teachers (1910-1920), read the history of Byzantium and taught Latin.
In 1910, his work ‘Explanatory Typicon: A Commented Statement of the Typicon with a Historical Introduction’, for which, in 1912, the Kiev Theological Academy awarded him with the degree of Doctor in Ecclesiastic History, got the Metropolitan Macarius Prize (1913).
On April 29, 1917, he became a member of the Pre-Council Presence at the Holy Synod.
Since 1918, Ass. Professor of the Department of Classical Philology at the Kiev University.
In 1931, he was arrested and died in exile in Arkhangelsk.