List of the most famous and influential people from Ukraine.

Ukrainians are known to be amongst the world’s most beautiful people and thus it’s no surprise that some of the most gorgeous ladies in the international show biz like Mila Kunis, Milla Jovovich, and Olga Kurylenko have Ukrainian roots. But it’s not just beauty that makes Ukrainians unique—the nation is also the motherland of several prominent figures in science, technology, literature, performance arts, politics, astronomy, music, and mathematics. Ukraine is the land of multi-faceted and versatile people! Take for example, Nikolai Ivanovich Kibalchich, a Russian revolutionary of Ukrainian origin who was also a pioneering rocket scientist. Another such multi-talented personality was Stepan Tymoshenko known as the father of modern Ukrainian engineering mechanics. Ukrainians are also famous for their contribution to the world of mathematics, music, and literature. In the recent years, people of Ukrainian origin have stormed yet another field with their unique combination of beauty and brains—the entertainment industry. Pop musicians and dancing stars like Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky, and Vasyl Verkhovynets are making the world sing and dance to their tunes! Indeed, hasn’t Ukraine produced some of the most amazing international personalities? This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Ukrainians.
Mila KunisMila Kunis
(Actress)

14 August 1983

Chernivtsi

Leo

Wladimir KlitschkoWladimir Klitschko
(Boxer)

25 March 1976

Semey

Aries

Olga KurylenkoOlga Kurylenko
(Actress, Model)

14 November 1979

Berdiansk, Ukraine

Scorpio

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev

19 December 1906

10 November 1982

Kamenskoe, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire

Sagittarius

Vitalii SediukVitalii Sediuk
(Reporter)

14 November 1988

Boryspil, Ukraine

Scorpio

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)

23 April 1891

05 March 1953

Krasne, Ukraine

Taurus

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
(Ballet Dancer)

12 March 1889

08 April 1950

Kiev

Pisces

Alexei KosyginAlexei Kosygin
(Former Premier of the Soviet Union)

20 February 1904

18 December 1980

St. Petersburg, Russian Empire

Pisces

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)

03 April 1920

17 March 2012

Dubovi Makharyntsi, Berdychiv uyezd, Kiev Governorate, Ukrainian People's Republic

Aries

Richard SandrakRichard Sandrak
(Bodybuilder & Martial Artist)

15 April 1992

Ukraine

Aries

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
(Pole Vaulter)

04 December 1963

Luhansk, Ukraine

Sagittarius

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
(Discoverer of Streptomycin)

22 July 1888

16 August 1973

Nova Pryluka, Ukraine

Cancer

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

21 May 1902

15 December 1974

Kiev, Russian Empire

Taurus

Anna BessonovaAnna Bessonova
(Olympic athlete)

29 July 1984

Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Leo

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

19 February 1981

Daugavpils

Aquarius

Vasyl LomachenkoVasyl Lomachenko
(Boxer)

17 February 1988

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

Aquarius

Vitali KlitschkoVitali Klitschko
(Politician, Boxer, Kickboxer)

19 July 1971

Belovodskoye

Cancer

Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
(Tennis player)

12 September 1994

Odessa

Virgo

Maksim ChmerkovskiyMaksim Chmerkovskiy
(Teacher, Choreographer)

17 January 1980

Odessa

Capricorn

Oleksandr UsykOleksandr Usyk
(Boxer)

17 January 1987

Simferopol

Capricorn

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

09 July 1950

Yenakiieve

Cancer

Karina SmirnoffKarina Smirnoff
(Dancer)

02 January 1978

Kharkiv

Capricorn

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

26 September 1965

Bolhrad

Libra

Andriy YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko
(Association football player)

23 October 1989

Saint Petersburg

Libra

Yulia TymoshenkoYulia Tymoshenko
(Economist, Politician, Businessperson, Entrepreneur)

27 November 1960

Dnipro

Sagittarius

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
(Economist, Politician, Banker)

23 February 1954

Khoruzhivka

Pisces

Elena BerkovaElena Berkova
(pornographic actor, glamour model)

11 March 1985

Murmansk

Pisces

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
(Aircraft designer)

25 May 1889

26 October 1972

Kiev, Ukraine

Gemini

Oxana MalayaOxana Malaya

04 November 1983

Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Scorpio

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
(Author)

07 November 1888

06 July 1934

Huliaipole, Ukraine

Scorpio

Alex LenAlex Len
(Basketball player)

16 June 1993

Antratsyt

Gemini

Yevhen KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
(Association football player)

29 September 1989

Kropyvnytskyi

Libra

Alexandr DolgopolovAlexandr Dolgopolov
(Tennis player)

07 November 1988

Kyiv

Scorpio

Anatoly OnoprienkoAnatoly Onoprienko
(Serial killer)

25 July 1959

27 August 2013

Zhytomyr

Leo

Igor VovchanchynIgor Vovchanchyn
(Sportsperson, Kickboxer)

06 August 1973

Zolochiv

Leo

Dmytro ChygrynskiyDmytro Chygrynskiy
(Association football player)

07 November 1986

Iziaslav

Scorpio

Andriy VoroninAndriy Voronin
(Association football player)

21 July 1979

Odessa

Cancer

Ana LayevskaAna Layevska
(actor, television actor, film actor)

10 January 1982

Kiev

Capricorn

Oleksandr TurchynovOleksandr Turchynov
(Economist, Engineer, Politician)

31 March 1964

Dnipropetrovsk

Aries

Anatoliy TymoshchukAnatoliy Tymoshchuk
(Association football player)

30 March 1979

Lutsk

Aries

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

22 May 1974

Chernivtsi

Gemini

Oksana LadaOksana Lada
(Actor)

03 March 1976

Ivano-Frankivsk

Pisces

Leonid KuchmaLeonid Kuchma
(Politician)

09 August 1938

Chaikine

Leo

Vyacheslav GlazkovVyacheslav Glazkov
(Boxer)

15 October 1984

Luhansk

Libra

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

03 June 1974

Horlivka

Gemini

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

14 May 1975

Mukacheve

Taurus

Artur KyshenkoArtur Kyshenko
(Kickboxer, Boxer)

14 November 1986

Odessa

Scorpio

Leo KannerLeo Kanner
(Psychiatrist)

13 June 1896

03 April 1981

Klekotiv, Ukraine

Gemini

Ruslan RotanRuslan Rotan
(Association football player)

29 October 1981

Poltava

Scorpio

Andriy PyatovAndriy Pyatov
(Association football player)

28 June 1984

Kropyvnytskyi

Cancer

Oleh HusyevOleh Husyev
(Association football player)

25 April 1983

Stepanivka

Taurus

Daniel of GaliciaDaniel of Galicia
(Ruler)

1201 AD

1264 AD

Halych

Vitaly PotapenkoVitaly Potapenko
(basketball player, basketball coach)

21 April 1975

Kiev

Taurus

Nathan MilsteinNathan Milstein
(musician)

13 January 1904

21 December 1992

Odessa

Capricorn

Yevhen KhacheridiYevhen Khacheridi
(Association football player)

28 July 1987

Melitopol

Leo

Artem KravetsArtem Kravets
(Association football player)

03 June 1989

Kamianske

Gemini

Leonid KoganLeonid Kogan
(Violinist)

14 November 1924

17 December 1982

Dnipropetrovsk

Scorpio

Artem MilevskiyArtem Milevskiy
(Association football player)

12 January 1985

Minsk

Capricorn

Ulyana LopatkinaUlyana Lopatkina
(Choreographer, Ballet dancer)

23 October 1973

Kerch

Libra

Ruslan PonomariovRuslan Ponomariov
(Chess player)

11 October 1983

Horlivka

Libra

Denys BoykoDenys Boyko
(Association football player)

29 January 1988

Kyiv

Aquarius

Yevhen SeleznyovYevhen Seleznyov
(Association football player)

20 July 1985

Makiivka

Cancer

Mykola AzarovMykola Azarov
(Politician)

17 December 1947

Kaluga

Sagittarius

Kyrylo FesenkoKyrylo Fesenko
(Basketball player)

24 December 1986

Dnipropetrovsk

Capricorn

Viacheslav KravtsovViacheslav Kravtsov
(Basketball player)

25 August 1987

Odessa

Virgo

Oleksandr ShovkovskiyOleksandr Shovkovskiy
(Association football player)

02 January 1975

Kyiv

Capricorn

Oleksandr Pavlovych YakovenkoOleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko
(Association football player)

23 June 1987

Kyiv

Cancer

Viktor SkrypnykViktor Skrypnyk
(Association football player, Association football manager)

19 November 1969

Novomoskovsk

Scorpio

Innocent LotockyInnocent Lotocky
(Priest)

03 November 1915

04 July 2013

Austria-Hungary

Scorpio

Stanislaw Jerzy LecStanislaw Jerzy Lec

06 March 1909

07 May 1966

Pisces

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