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Famous Ukrainians

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Taras Shevchenko poet, humanist
  • Bruno Schulz author, artist
  • Zinaida Serebriakova artist
  • Kateryna Serebrianska gymnast, Olympic medalist
  • Pavlo Shandruk military leader
  • Oleksandr Mikolaiovich Sharkovsky mathematician, developed Sharkovsky's Theorem
  • Samuil Shatunovsky mathematician
  • Lev Isaakovich Shestov existentialist philosopher
  • Naum Z. Shor mathematician
  • David Petrovich Shterenberg artist
  • Yuriy Shumovskyi archaeologist
  • Aleksandr Shymko composer, pianist
  • Volodymyr Sichynskyi architect, graphic artist
  • Igor Sikorsky aviation pioneer, designed first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft
  • Oxana Skaldina gymnast
  • Anatoliy Skorokhod mathematician
  • Hryhorii Savych Skovoroda philosopher, composer
  • Opanas Slastion artist, ethnographer
  • Karina Smirnoff ballroom dance champion
  • Yakov Smirnoff comedian
  • Anton (Anatole) P. Solomoukha artist, photographer
  • Ivan Maksymovych Soshenko artist
  • Slava Stetsko politician
  • Yaroslav Stetsko politician
  • Lee Strasberg actor, director
  • Otto Struve astronomer
  • Bohdan Stupka actor
  • Vasyl Stus poet, publicist
  • Sergei Sviatchenko artist
  • Vasyl Symonenko poet, journalist, activist
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  • Borys Tarasyuk politician
  • Vladimar Tatlin artist, architect
  • Alexander Tetelbaum inventor, scientist
  • Stephen Timoshenko father of modern engineering mechanics
  • Viktor Tsybulenko javelin thrower, Olympic medalist
  • Mikhail Turovsky artist
  • Roman Turovsky-Savchuk artist
  • Pavlo Tychyna poet, public activist, statesman
  • Olexandra Tymoshenko gymnast, Olympic medalist
  • Yulia Tymoshenko former prime minister
  • David Abramovich Tyshler fencer, Olympic medalist
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  • Lesya Ukrainka poet, activist
  • Mykhailo Vaschenko-Zakharchenko mathematician
  • Vladimir Veksler experimental physicist
  • Pavlo Pavlovych Virsky balletmaster, choreographer
  • Iosif Vitebskiy fencer, Olympic medalist
  • Avgustyn Voloshyn politician
  • Mickola Vorokhta artist
  • Volodymyr Vynnychenko political activist, statesman, former prime minister
  • Yaroslav Vynokur world champion billiards player
  • Stepan Vytvytskyi former president
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  • Selman Abraham Waksman biochemist, microbiologist, nobel laureate
  • Viktor Yanukovych president
  • Arseniy Petrovych Yatsenyuk politician, economist
  • Dmytro Yavornytsky historian, archaeologist
  • Vasyl Yermylov artist, designer
  • Ivan Sydorovych Yizhakevych artist
  • Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko former president
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.