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

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
(Writer)

03 December 1857

Valentin ChmerkovskiyValentin Chmerkovskiy
(Dancer)

24 March 1986

Vitalii SediukVitalii Sediuk
(Reporter)

14 November 1988

VitasVitas
(Singer)

19 February 1971

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)

23 April 1891

Semion MogilevichSemion Mogilevich
(Criminal)

30 June 1946

Richard SandrakRichard Sandrak
(Bodybuilder & Martial Artist)

15 April 1992

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
(Ballet Dancer)

12 March 1889

Continue Reading Below

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)

03 April 1920

Anatoly OnoprienkoAnatoly Onoprienko
(Serial Killer)

25 July 1959

Denis StoffDenis Stoff
(Musician)

04 May 1992

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

Continue Reading Below

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

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

26 September 1965

Continue Reading Below

Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy Shevchenko
(Politician)

1976 AD

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

09 July 1950

Sergey KarjakinSergey Karjakin
(Chess Grandmaster)

12 January 1990

Maksim ChmerkovskiyMaksim Chmerkovskiy
(Teacher, Choreographer)

17 January 1980

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
(Economist, Politician, Banker)

23 February 1954

Stepan BanderaStepan Bandera
(Political leader)

01 January 1909

Continue Reading Below

Mikheil SaakashviliMikheil Saakashvili
(President)

21 December 1967

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
(Aircraft designer)

25 May 1889

Lazar KaganovichLazar Kaganovich
(Politician)

22 November 1893

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
(Author)

07 November 1888

Andriy YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko
(Association football player)

23 October 1989

Alex LenAlex Len
(Basketball player)

16 June 1993

Continue Reading Below

Grigory ZinovievGrigory Zinoviev
(Actor, Politician)

23 September 1883

Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky

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

06 November 1860

Oleg of NovgorodOleg of Novgorod
(Prince)

0879 AD

Vyacheslav GlazkovVyacheslav Glazkov
(Boxer)

15 October 1984

Oleksandr TurchynovOleksandr Turchynov
(Economist, Engineer, Politician)

31 March 1964

Continue Reading Below

Yevhen KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
(Association football player)

29 September 1989

Paul CelanPaul Celan
(Poet)

23 November 1920

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
(Mathematician)

13 April 1909

Taras ShevchenkoTaras Shevchenko

Sviatoslav I of KievSviatoslav I of Kiev
(Prince)
Roman NeustädterRoman Neustädter
(Footballer)

18 February 1988

Continue Reading Below

Sviatoslav RichterSviatoslav Richter
(Pianist)

20 March 1915

Levi EshkolLevi Eshkol
(Politician)

25 October 1895

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
(Military commander)

18 February 1895

Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
(Cossack)

1595 AD

Nikolay DavydenkoNikolay Davydenko
(tennis player)

02 June 1981

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

22 May 1974

Continue Reading Below
Igor VovchanchynIgor Vovchanchyn
(Sportsperson, Kickboxer)

06 August 1973

Leonid KuchmaLeonid Kuchma
(Politician)

09 August 1938

Dmytro ChygrynskiyDmytro Chygrynskiy
(Association football player)

07 November 1986

Verka SerduchkaVerka Serduchka
(Comedian)

02 October 1973

Igor of KievIgor of Kiev
(Ruler)

0877 AD

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon

Continue Reading Below
Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
(Politician, Diplomat, Translator)

15 October 1894

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

03 June 1974

Anatoliy TymoshchukAnatoliy Tymoshchuk
(Association football player)

30 March 1979

Ilya EhrenburgIlya Ehrenburg
(Soviet writer)

27 January 1891

Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev
Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev

Continue Reading Below

Rodion MalinovskyRodion Malinovsky
(politician, officer, writer)

10 November 1898

Andriy VoroninAndriy Voronin
(Association football player)

21 July 1979

Ivan MazepaIvan Mazepa
(Political figure)

20 March 1639

Igor BelanovIgor Belanov
(Soviet-Ukrainian footballer)

25 September 1960

Sergei BondarchukSergei Bondarchuk
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter)

25 September 1920

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

12 June 1937

Continue Reading Below

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

24 November 1884

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

06 July 1818

Alexandr DolgopolovAlexandr Dolgopolov
(Tennis player)

07 November 1988

Artur KyshenkoArtur Kyshenko
(Kickboxer, Boxer)

14 November 1986

Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
(Engineer)

03 March 1931

Leonid KravchukLeonid Kravchuk
(Former President of Ukraine)

10 January 1934

Continue Reading Below

Vladimir I of KievVladimir I of Kiev
(Prince)

0958 AD

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Psychiatrist)

13 June 1896

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

14 May 1975