Petliura Simon Vasylovych Ukrainian military and political figure. Chief Ataman of the UNR troops and chairman of the Directory of the Ukrainian People’s Republic in 1919-1920 The first monument to Simon Petliura in Ukraine was opened on October 14, 2017 in Vinnitsa. October 14 in Vinnytsia solemnly opened a monument to Ukrainian state and military figure Simon Petliura. This is the first monument in Ukraine Petlyura (only in Kiev there is a bust of Petlyura, installed in 2001). Simon Petlyura sits on a bench, holding a map of Ukraine in her hands. Petliura Simon Vasylovych Biography Was born in 1879 in Poltava
Kravchuk Leonid Makarovich The first president of modern Ukraine after the USSR Kravchuk Leonid Makarovich Biography Leonid Makarovich Kravchuk was born in a peasant family on January 10, 1934 in the village of Veliky (Great) Zhitin until 1939 in the Volyn Voivodeship, Poland. Since 1939, the village of Veliky (Great) Zhitin – Rivne region of Ukraine. Father Makar Kravchuk in the 1930s served in the Polish cavalry, in 1944 during the Second World War he was killed at the front, buried in a mass grave in Belarus. Leonid was brought up by his mother and stepfather in his native village.
Uliya Timoshenko – Biography Born November 27, 1960 in Dnepropetrovsk. Maiden Name of Tymoshenko, according to the well-known journalist Dnepropetrovsk Vadym Ryzhkov – Grigyan. Brought her a mother, father left the family when Julia was a little girl. All my life, since childhood, was not easy. I only brought my mother … and my childhood and youth in the struggle for existence. In high school, he took his mother’s surname – Telegin, and in 1979, she married Oleksandr Tymoshenko, took the surname of her husband. After graduating in 1984 Dnipropetrovsk University Faculty of Economics worked as an engineer-economist Dnieper engineering
Ivan Franko was born in the village Nahuyevychi (now Drohobych district, Lviv region) August 27, 1856 in the family blacksmith James Franco and Maria Kulchytska. His father died young, but seeing exceptional talent and curiosity son had to give it to the primary school in the village Yasenytsya ceremony involves, where he taught Polish and German, the original arithmetic. Uncle Ivan Franko, Paul Kulchytsky, a resident of this village, taught him to read and write Ukrainian and Ludwig Kulchytska aunt who came from “zahonovoyi nobility,” told the small Polish uprising of 1863 Then Ivan Franko studied at the Drohobych