The Famous Ukrainians
Ukraine - a country that has produced many wonderful people. The great historians, scientists, athletes, actors and captains have Ukrainian roots. Do not believe me? Here are some famous Ukrainian people, see for yourself.
The Famous Ukrainian Writers
Taras Shevchenko (3/9/1814 - 3/10/1861) - Ukrainian and Russian poet and prose writer, artist. Shevchenko's literary heritage is the foundation of the Ukrainian literature and modern literary Ukrainian language.
Vladimir Dahl (1801-1872) - The author of the famous dictionary of the Russian language was Ukrainian. Yes, the famous writer, linguist, anthropologist and author of the eponymous dictionary of Vladimir Ivanovich Dahl was born in Lugansk region, and was also known under the pseudonym Lugansk Cossack.
The writer of world renown, Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) is also of Ukrainian descent - he was born and raised in Kiev. And not just in Kiev, and in its heart - in Andriyivsky Uzviz.
The Other Famous Ukrainian People
The famous model and star of the movie "The Fifth Element" Milla Jovovich (December 17, 1975, Kiev). As a child, Milla went to kindergarten in Dnepropetrovsk.
Oleg Blokhin (November 5, 1952, Kiev) - outstanding Soviet and Ukrainian soccer player, versatile forward, the author of numerous football records in the USSR.
The Brothers Klitschko - Ukrainian boxers Vitali (born 1971) and Vladimir (b. 1976) Klitschko. Both are world champions in boxing and have never been opponents in the ring.