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List of famous politicians from Ukraine, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Ukrainian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Ukrainian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Ukraine and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Ukraine, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list is made up of many different politicians, including Mykola Kmit and Yevgeny Shevchuk.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Ukraine in order to get more information about each one.

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Anatoliy Kinakh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Anatoliy Kinakh age 64
Anatoliy Kyrylovych Kinakh is a Ukrainian politician and honorary professor at the Mykolaiv Government Humanitarian University. Kinakh is a former People's Deputy of Ukraine. Kinakh currently ...more

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Arseniy Yatsenyuk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
age 44
Arseniy Petrovych Yatsenyuk is a Ukrainian politician, economist and lawyer who is the Prime Minister of Ukraine, following the 2014 revolution that removed Viktor Yanukovych from power. ...more

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Borys Mykolaiovych Martos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Borys Mykolaiovych Martos Died at 98 (1879-1977)
Borys Mykolaiovych Martos was a public and political activist, pedagogue, economist. He was born in Gradizk, in the Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire and died in exile in the United ...more

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Christian Rakovsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 68 (1873-1941)
Christian Rakovsky was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat; he was also noted as a journalist, physician, and essayist. Rakovsky's political career ...more

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Georgy Pyatakov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 47 (1890-1937)
Georgy Leonidovich Pyatakov was a Bolshevik revolutionary leader during the Russian Revolution, and member of the Left Opposition. Pyatakov was born August 6, 1890 in the settlement of the ...more

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Hanna Herman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Hanna Herman age 59
Hanna Mykolaivna Herman born 24 April 1959; Lviv region, is a Ukrainian politician, former Member of Parliament of Ukraine, and advisor to former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. She was ...more

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Inna Bohoslovska is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Inna Bohoslovska age 58
Inna Hermanivna Bohoslovska is a Ukrainian politician. She is known for her political tension with Yulia Tymoshenko as one of the main opponents. Bohoslovska was a candidate for President of ...more

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Isaak Mazepa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 68 (1884-1952)
Isaak Prokhorovych Mazepa was a Ukrainian politician.

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Lazar Kaganovich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 98 (1893-1991)
Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the main associates of Joseph Stalin. At his death in 1991, he was the last surviving Old Bolshevik, outlived by ...more

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Leonid Chernovetskyi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Leonid Chernovetskyi age 67
Leonid Mykhaylovych Chernovetskyi is a former Mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, from 2006 until the summer of 2012. He was a successful businessman, founder and controlling stakeholder of ...more

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Leonid Kuchma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
age 80
Leonid Danylovych Kuchma was the second President of independent Ukraine from 19 July 1994 to 23 January 2005. Kuchma took office after winning the 1994 presidential election against his rival, ...more

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Mykola Azarov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Mykola Azarov age 71
Mykola Yanovych Azarov is a Ukrainian politician who was the Prime Minister of Ukraine from 11 March 2010 to 27 January 2014. He was the First Vice Prime Minister and Finance Minister from 2002 ...more

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Mykola Kmit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Mykola Kmit age 52
Mykola Ivanovich Kmit is a Ukrainian politician and the former head of the Lviv Oblast State Administration.

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Mykola Livytskyi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 82 (1907-1989)
Mykola Andriyovych Livytsky was a Ukrainian politician and journalist. He was the Prime Minister and the President of the Ukrainian People's Republic in exile.

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Mykola Plaviuk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Mykola Plaviuk Died at 87 (1925-2012)
Mykola Vasyliovych Plaviuk was a Ukrainian social and political activist in emigration, who had served as the last President of the Ukrainian People's Republic in exile. He terminated his ...more

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Natalia Korolevska is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Natalia Korolevska age 43
Natalia Yuriivna Korolevska is a Ukrainian politician and ex-Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine. Since 23 December 2011 she has been the party-leader of the Ukrainian Social Democratic Party. ...more

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Nataliya Vitrenko is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
age 67
Nataliya Mikhailivna Vitrenko is a Ukrainian politician and scientist. She has a Ph.D in Statistics and Dr. of Social Sciences.

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Nestor Makhno is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Died at 46 (1888-1934)
Nestor Ivanovych Makhno or Bat'ko Makhno was a Ukrainian anarcho-communist revolutionary and the commander of an independent anarchist army in Ukraine during the Russian Civil War. As commander ...more

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Nina Karpachova is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Nina Karpachova age 61
Nina Karpachova is a Ukrainian lawyer and politician. She has been Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights since 1998.

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Oleksandr Lavrynovych is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Oleksandr Lavrynovych age 62
Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Lavrynovych is a Ukrainian physicist, lawyer, politician, members of the Supreme Council of Justice of Ukraine, a former Ukrainian member of parliament and former ...more

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Oleksandr Moroz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
age 74
Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Moroz is a Ukrainian statesman and politician. He was the Speaker of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine twice: July 2006 to September 2007, and previously in 1994 through 1998. ...more

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Oleksandr Omelchenko is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Oleksandr Omelchenko age 80
Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999. He lost his re-election bid in March 2006. Omelchenko is also a former member of the Verkhovna ...more

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Oleksandr Turchynov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Oleksandr Turchynov age 54
Oleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov is a Ukrainian politician, screenwriter, and economist. He is the current Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. Turchynov is a ...more

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Oleksandr Zinchenko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
Oleksandr Zinchenko Died at 53 (1957-2010)
Oleksandr Oleksiovich Zinchenko was a Ukrainian politician who was Director-General of the National Space Agency of Ukraine from 2009 to 2010. Oleksandr Zinchenko had a controversial career that ...more

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Pavlo Lazarenko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Ukraine
age 65
Pavlo Ivanovych Lazarenko is a former Ukrainian politician and former Prime Minister who in August 2006 was convicted and sentenced to prison in the United States for money laundering, wire ...more