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Date: 03/19/2014 Description: Map of Ukraine. © CIA World Factbook


Portrait of Vira Kholodna

Vera Kholodnaya ( August 30, 1893 – February 16, 1919) – First star of Russian silent cinema


150th Birth Anniversary of Sholom-Aleikhem

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich (March 2, 1859 – May 13, 1916) – Known under the pen name Sholem Aleichem. Yiddish writer


Portrait of first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk

Leonid Kravchuk (Born January 10, 1934) – First President of Ukraine from December 5, 1991 to July 19, 1994


150th Birth Anniversary of Vladimir Vernadsky

Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky – (12 March 1863 – 6 January 1945) – Mineralogist and Geochemist considered one of the founders of geochemistry, biogeochemistry and radiogeology.


Portrait of scientist Mikhail Yangel

Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel (October 25, 1911 – October 25, 1971) – Missile designer


Birth Bicentenary of Taras Shevchenko

Birth Bicentenary of Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko

"Kazashka Katya" Taras Shevchenko. 1857

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (March 9, 1814 – March 10,1861) – Poet and Artist


Bogdan Khmelnytsky

Bohdan Zynoviy Mykhailovych Khmelnytsky (1595 – 6 August 1657) – Hetman of the Zaporozhian Host of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (now part of Ukraine).


Mykola Lysenko

Mykola Vitaliyovych Lysenko (22 March 1842 – 6 November 1912) – Composer, pianist, conductor and ethnomusicologist

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Personalities of Culture. M.Kostomarov

M. Kostomarov


Prince Volodymir the Great

Vladimir Sviatoslavich the Great (958 – 15 July 1015) – Grand Prince of Kiev


Danylo Romanovych (Halytskyi)

Daniel of Galicia – King of Galicia and Volhynia from 1253 – 1264

Grand Prince of Kiev from 1240 – 1264


Volodymyr Monomakh

Vladimir II Monomakh (1053 – 19 May 1125) – Prince of Smolensk from 1073 – 1078

– Prince of Chernigov from 1078 – 1094

– Prince of Pereyaslav from 1094 – 1113


Cossack Ukraine

Ivan Bohun, Ivan Pidkova, Ivan Honta, Ivan Sirko


Famous Families of Ukraine - The Tereshchenkos

The Tereshchenkos


80th Anniversary of the birth of Vasyl Symonenko

Vasyl Symonenko (January 8, 1935 – 1963) – Poet, journalist and political activist


Mykhailo Verbytsky (1815-1870)

Mykhailo Mykhailovych Verbytsky (March 4, 1815 – December 7, 1870) – Catholic priest and composer

– Known composer of Ukraine’s national anthem

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Swjatoslaw Richter (1915-1997)

Swjatoslaw Richter


Ilya Repin

Ilya Yefimovich Repin (5 August 1844 – 29 September 1930) – Painter in the Realist movement

Notables:

  • “Barge Haulers on the Volga (1873)”
  • “Religious Procession in Kursk Province (1883)”
  • “Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks (1890-91)”

Portrait of Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) – Pilot, cosmonaut and first human to journey into outer space


Cosmonaut Pavel Popovich

Pavel Romanovich Popovich (October 5, 1930 – September 29, 2009) – 4th cosmonaut in space, 6th person in orbit and 8th person in space


Dmytro Bortnianskyi

Dmytri Stepanovych Bortniansky ( 28 October 1751–10 October 1825) – Composer and conductor known for his choral concertos

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