Famous People From Ukraine
Find out more about the greatest Ukrainian Men, including Wladimir Klitschko, Vitali Klitschko, Leonid Brezhnev, Andrei Chikatilo and Oleksandr Turchynov
Wladimir KlitschkoWladimir Klitschko
(Boxer)

25 March 1976

Vasyl LomachenkoVasyl Lomachenko
(Boxer)

17 February 1988

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
(Founder and first leader of the Red Army)

07 November 1879

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev

19 December 1906

Valentin ChmerkovskiyValentin Chmerkovskiy
(Dancer)

24 March 1986

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
(Writer)

03 December 1857

Vitalii SediukVitalii Sediuk
(Reporter)

14 November 1988

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)

23 April 1891

Richard SandrakRichard Sandrak
(Bodybuilder & Martial Artist)

15 April 1992

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
(Ballet Dancer)

12 March 1889

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)

03 April 1920

Denis StoffDenis Stoff
(Musician)

04 May 1992

Anatoly OnoprienkoAnatoly Onoprienko
(Serial Killer)

25 July 1959

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
(Pole Vaulter)

04 December 1963

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
(Discoverer of Streptomycin)

22 July 1888

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

21 May 1902

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
(Physicist)

01 August 1924

Max PolyakovMax Polyakov
(Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Scientist)

30 June 1977

Ilya IlyukIlya Ilyuk
(Video Gamer)

24 December 1995

Oleksandr UsykOleksandr Usyk
(Boxer)

17 January 1987

Vitali KlitschkoVitali Klitschko
(Politician, Boxer, Kickboxer)

19 July 1971

Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy Shevchenko
(Politician)

1976 AD

Petro PoroshenkoPetro Poroshenko
(Businessperson, Politician, Diplomat, Economist, Entrepreneur)

26 September 1965

Andriy YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko
(Association football player)

23 October 1989

VitasVitas
(Singer-songwriter, Artist, Songwriter, Singer)

19 February 1981

Maksim ChmerkovskiyMaksim Chmerkovskiy
(Teacher, Choreographer)

17 January 1980

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
(Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver)

09 July 1950

Sergey KarjakinSergey Karjakin
(Chess Grandmaster)

12 January 1990

John III SobieskiJohn III Sobieski
(Military leader, Politician)

17 August 1629

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
(Economist, Politician, Banker)

23 February 1954

Mikheil SaakashviliMikheil Saakashvili
(President)

21 December 1967

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
(Aircraft designer)

25 May 1889

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
(Author)

07 November 1888

Stepan BanderaStepan Bandera
(Political leader)

01 January 1909

Alex LenAlex Len
(Basketball player)

16 June 1993

Lazar KaganovichLazar Kaganovich
(Politician)

22 November 1893

Yevhen KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
(Association football player)

29 September 1989

Grigory ZinovievGrigory Zinoviev
(Actor, Politician)

23 September 1883

Ignacy Jan PaderewskiIgnacy Jan Paderewski
(Former Prime Minister of Poland)

06 November 1860

Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky

Oleg of NovgorodOleg of Novgorod
(Prince)

0879 AD

Roman NeustädterRoman Neustädter
(Footballer)

18 February 1988

Vyacheslav GlazkovVyacheslav Glazkov
(Boxer)

15 October 1984

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
(Mathematician)

13 April 1909

Oleksandr TurchynovOleksandr Turchynov
(Economist, Engineer, Politician)

31 March 1964

Taras ShevchenkoTaras Shevchenko

Sviatoslav I of KievSviatoslav I of Kiev
(Prince)
Sviatoslav RichterSviatoslav Richter
(Pianist)

20 March 1915

Dmytro ChygrynskiyDmytro Chygrynskiy
(Association football player)

07 November 1986

Nikolay DavydenkoNikolay Davydenko
(tennis player)

02 June 1981

Levi EshkolLevi Eshkol
(Politician)

25 October 1895

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
(Military commander)

18 February 1895

Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
(Cossack)

1595 AD

Igor VovchanchynIgor Vovchanchyn
(Sportsperson, Kickboxer)

06 August 1973

Paul CelanPaul Celan
(Poet)

23 November 1920

Arseniy YatsenyukArseniy Yatsenyuk
(Economist, Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer, Banker)

22 May 1974

Verka SerduchkaVerka Serduchka
(Comedian)

02 October 1973

Igor of KievIgor of Kiev
(Ruler)

0877 AD

Andriy VoroninAndriy Voronin
(Association football player)

21 July 1979

Leonid KuchmaLeonid Kuchma
(Politician)

09 August 1938

Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
(Politician, Diplomat, Translator)

15 October 1894

Anatoliy TymoshchukAnatoliy Tymoshchuk
(Association football player)

30 March 1979

Andriy PyatovAndriy Pyatov
(Association football player)

28 June 1984

Serhiy RebrovSerhiy Rebrov
(Association football player, Association football manager)

03 June 1974

Ilya EhrenburgIlya Ehrenburg
(Soviet writer)

27 January 1891

Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev

Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev
Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
(Political figure)

20 March 1639

Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
(Engineer)

03 March 1931

Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
(Politician, Historian, Writer)

24 November 1884

Rodion MalinovskyRodion Malinovsky
(politician, officer, writer)

10 November 1898

Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
(Mathematician, Topologist, Professor, Scientist)

12 June 1937

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Sergei BondarchukSergei Bondarchuk
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter)

25 September 1920

Artur KyshenkoArtur Kyshenko
(Kickboxer, Boxer)

14 November 1986

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Psychiatrist)

13 June 1896

Igor BelanovIgor Belanov
(Soviet-Ukrainian footballer)

25 September 1960

Vladimir I of KievVladimir I of Kiev
(Prince)

0958 AD

Svyatoslav VakarchukSvyatoslav Vakarchuk
(Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Politician)

14 May 1975

Leonid KravchukLeonid Kravchuk
(Former President of Ukraine)

10 January 1934

Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
(Chess player, Non-fiction writer)

06 July 1818