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
14 August 1983
Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
07 November 1879

Wladimir KlitschkoWladimir Klitschko
25 March 1976

Olga KurylenkoOlga Kurylenko
14 November 1979
Actress, Model

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Vasyl LomachenkoVasyl Lomachenko
17 February 1988

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev
19 December 1906

Semion MogilevichSemion Mogilevich
30 June 1946
John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
03 April 1920
War Criminal

Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy Shevchenko
1976 AD
Football Player, Politician
Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
03 March 1931
Nuclear Engineer

Golda MeirGolda Meir
03 May 1898
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko
24 September 1911
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the

Edwin SchlossbergEdwin Schlossberg
19 July 1945

Yulia TymoshenkoYulia Tymoshenko
27 November 1960
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine
19 February 1971

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev
23 April 1891
Composer and pianist

Oleg of NovgorodOleg of Novgorod
0879 AD
Viking Prince

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
07 November 1888
Petro PoroshenkoPetro Poroshenko
26 September 1965
President of Ukraine

Lazar KaganovichLazar Kaganovich
22 November 1893
Menachem Mendel SchneersonMenachem Mendel Schneerson
18 April 1902

Vitalii SediukVitalii Sediuk
14 November 1988

Richard SandrakRichard Sandrak
15 April 1992
Bodybuilder & Martial Artist
Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12 March 1889
Ballet Dancer

Valentin ChmerkovskiyValentin Chmerkovskiy
24 March 1986
Denis StoffDenis Stoff
04 May 1992

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
04 December 1963
Pole Vaulter

Anatoly OnoprienkoAnatoly Onoprienko
25 July 1959
Serial Killer
Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
21 May 1902
Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11 August 1905
Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22 July 1888
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
01 August 1924

Veronika KhomynVeronika Khomyn
01 March 1990

Anna BessonovaAnna Bessonova
29 July 1984
Olympic athlete
Laura ShustermanLaura Shusterman
1970 AD
Michael Cohen's Wife
Ilya IlyukIlya Ilyuk
24 December 1995
Video Gamer

Volodymyr ZelenskiyVolodymyr Zelenskiy
25 January 1978

Solomia LukyanetsSolomia Lukyanets
24 April 2001
Opera Singer

Elena LomachenkoElena Lomachenko
Wife of Boxer Vasyl Lomachenko
Max PolyakovMax Polyakov
30 June 1977
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Scientist

Daryna PopachDaryna Popach
12 August 2001
TikTok Star

Julia GilasJulia Gilas
15 December 1984
Fitness Model

Vitali KlitschkoVitali Klitschko
19 July 1971

Oleksandr UsykOleksandr Usyk
17 January 1987
Louis B. MayerLouis B. Mayer
12 July 1884
Film Producer

Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver
Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
23 February 1954
Economist, Politician, Banker

Andriy YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko
23 October 1989
Association football player

Vladimir the GreatVladimir the Great
0958 AD
Sergey KarjakinSergey Karjakin
12 January 1990
Chess Grandmaster

Oxana MalayaOxana Malaya
04 November 1983
Mikheil SaakashviliMikheil Saakashvili
21 December 1967

Verka SerduchkaVerka Serduchka
02 October 1973

Stepan BanderaStepan Bandera
01 January 1909
Political leader

Maksim ChmerkovskiyMaksim Chmerkovskiy
17 January 1980

Karina SmirnoffKarina Smirnoff
02 January 1978
Yevhen KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
29 September 1989
Association football player

Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky
29 July 1817

Elina SvitolinaElina Svitolina
12 September 1994
Tennis player

Vasyl IvanchukVasyl Ivanchuk
18 March 1969
Chess player
Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
13 January 1884

Andriy PyatovAndriy Pyatov
28 June 1984
Association football player
Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina
27 December 1934

Muhammad AsadMuhammad Asad
02 July 1900

Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23 June 1889
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet
Sviatoslav I of KievSviatoslav I of Kiev
0943 AD

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
25 August 1698
Oleg BlokhinOleg Blokhin
05 November 1952
Football player

Ignacy Jan PaderewskiIgnacy Jan Paderewski
06 November 1860
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Yaroslav the WiseYaroslav the Wise
0978 AD
Sviatoslav RichterSviatoslav Richter
20 March 1915

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
18 February 1895
Military commander
Oksana LadaOksana Lada
03 March 1976

Levi EshkolLevi Eshkol
25 October 1895

Valentina LisitsaValentina Lisitsa
25 March 1973

Taras ShevchenkoTaras Shevchenko
Ana LayevskaAna Layevska
10 January 1982
actor, television actor, film actor
Igor BelanovIgor Belanov
25 September 1960
Soviet-Ukrainian footballer

28 March 1995
Disc jockey

Anatoliy TymoshchukAnatoliy Tymoshchuk
30 March 1979
Association football player

Leonid KuchmaLeonid Kuchma
09 August 1938
Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909

Dmytro ChygrynskiyDmytro Chygrynskiy
07 November 1986
Association football player

Ani LorakAni Lorak
27 September 1978

Alex LenAlex Len
16 June 1993
Basketball player

Andriy VoroninAndriy Voronin
21 July 1979
Association football player
Igor VovchanchynIgor Vovchanchyn
06 August 1973
Sportsperson, Kickboxer

Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
1595 AD
Serhiy RebrovSerhiy Rebrov
03 June 1974
Association football player, Association football

Georgy DobrovolskyGeorgy Dobrovolsky
01 June 1928
Oleksandr TurchynovOleksandr Turchynov
31 March 1964
Economist, Engineer, Politician
Valentina MatviyenkoValentina Matviyenko
07 April 1949
Q4379628, Diplomat, Politician