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Famous Politicians from Ukraine

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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  • 1

    Anatoliy Kinakh

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceBrătuşeni

    NationalityUkraine

    Anatoliy Kyrylovych Kinakh (Ukrainian: Анатолій Кирилович Кінах) (born August 4, 1954) is a Ukrainian politician and honorary professor at the Mykolaiv Government Humanitarian University. Kinakh is a  ...more
  • 2

    BirthplaceChernivtsi, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Arseniy Petrovych Yatsenyuk (Ukrainian: Арсеній Петрович Яценюк, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ɐrˈsɛnʲij pɛtˈrɔvɪtʃ jɐtsɛˈnʲuk]; born 22 May 1974) is a Ukrainian politician, economist and lawyer who  ...more
  • 3

    Borys Mykolaiovych Martos

    Dec. at 98 (1879-1977)

    BirthplaceHradyzk

    NationalityUkraine

    Borys Mykolayovych Martos (May 20, 1879 – September 19, 1977) — Ukrainian politician, pedagogue, economist.  ...more
  • 4
    Dec. at 68 (1873-1941)

    BirthplaceGradets, Bulgaria

    NationalityUkraine, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Soviet Union

    Christian Rakovsky (Russian: Христиа́н Гео́ргиевич Рако́вский; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1873 – September 11, 1941) was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet  ...more
  • 5
    Dec. at 46 (1890-1937)

    BirthplaceKiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

    NationalityUkraine, Russia

    Georgy (Yury) Leonidovich Pyatakov (Russian: Георгий Леонидович Пятаков; August 6, 1890 – January 30, 1937) was a Bolshevik revolutionary leader and a Politician during the Russian Revolution.  ...more
  • 6

    Hanna Herman

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceMykolaiv Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Hanna Mykolaivna Herman (Ukrainian: Га́нна Микола́ївна Ге́рман) (born 24 April 1959; Lviv region,) is a Ukrainian politician, former Member of Parliament of Ukraine, and advisor to former President  ...more
  • 7

    Inna Bohoslovska

    Age: 61

    NationalityUkraine

    Inna Hermanivna Bohoslovska (Ukrainian: І́нна Ге́рманівна Богосло́вська, Russian: И́нна Ге́рмановна Богосло́вская, alternative spellings: Bogoslovska, Bogoslovskaya) is a Ukrainian politician.  ...more
  • 8
    Dec. at 67 (1884-1952)

    BirthplaceNovhorod-Siverskyi, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Isaak Prokhorovych Mazepa (Ukrainian: Ісаак Мазепа) (16 August 1884 in Kostobobriv – 18 March 1952 in Augsburg) was a Ukrainian politician.  ...more
  • 9
    Dec. at 97 (1893-1991)

    BirthplaceKiev Governorate

    NationalityUkraine, Russia, Russian Empire, Soviet Union

    Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich (Russian: Ла́зарь Моисе́евич Кагано́вич; 22 November [O.S. 10 November] 1893 – 25 July 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the main associates of  ...more
  • 10

    Leonid Chernovetskyi

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceKharkiv, Soviet Union

    NationalityUkraine

    Leonid Mykhaylovych Chernovetskyi (Ukrainian: Леонід Михайлович Черновецький; born November 25, 1951 in Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR) is a former Mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, from 2006 until the  ...more
  • 11

    BirthplaceUkraine, Chaikyne

    NationalityUkraine

    Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леоні́д Дани́лович Ку́чма; born 9 August 1938) is a Ukrainian politician who was the second President of independent Ukraine from 19 July 1994 to 23 January 2005.  ...more
  • 12

    Mykola Azarov

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceKaluga, Russia

    NationalityUkraine

    Mykola Yanovych Azarov (Ukrainian: Мико́ла Я́нович Аза́ров; Russian: Никола́й Я́нович Азaров, romanized: Nikolay Yanovich Azarov; né Pakhlo; Cyrillic: Пахло; born 17 December 1947) is a Ukrainian  ...more
  • 13

    Mykola Kmit

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceBuchach, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Mykola Ivanovich Kmit (Ukrainian: Микола Іванович Кміть; born March 24, 1966) is a Ukrainian politician and the former head of the Lviv Oblast State Administration. He is a president of the Ukrainian  ...more
  • 14
    Dec. at 82 (1907-1989)

    BirthplaceKiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

    NationalityUkraine

    Mykola Andriyovych Livytsky (Ukrainian: Микола Андрійович Лівицький; 7 January 1907 – 8 December 1989) was a Ukrainian politician and journalist. He was the Prime Minister (1957–1967) and the  ...more
  • 15

    Mykola Plaviuk

    Dec. at 86 (1925-2012)

    BirthplaceUkraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Mykola Vasyliovych Plaviuk (Ukrainian: Микола Васильович Плав'юк; June 5, 1925 – March 10, 2012) was a Ukrainian social and political activist in emigration, who had served as the last President of  ...more
  • 16

    Natalia Korolevska

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceKrasnyi Luch, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Natalia Yuriivna Korolevska (Ukrainian: Наталія Юріївна Королевська) (born 18 May 1975 in Krasnyi Luch) is a Ukrainian politician and ex-Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine. Since 23 December 2011  ...more
  • 17

    BirthplaceKiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

    NationalityUkraine

    Nataliya Mikhailivna Vitrenko (Ukrainian: Натáлія Михáйлівна Вітрéнко) (born December 28, 1951 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian politician and scientist. She has a Ph.D in Statistics and Dr. of Social  ...more
  • 18
    Dec. at 45 (1888-1934)

    BirthplaceHuliaipole, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Nestor Ivanovych Makhno (Ukrainian: Не́стор Івáнович Махно́; 7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1888 – July 25, 1934), commonly known as bat'ko Makhno (Ukrainian: [ˈbɑtʲkɔ mɐxˈnɔ], "Father Makhno"), was a  ...more
  • 19

    Nina Karpachova

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceCeadîr-Lunga, Moldova

    NationalityUkraine

    Nina Karpachova (Ukrainian: Ніна Іванівна Карпачова; born 12 August 1957, Ceadîr-Lunga) is a Ukrainian lawyer and politician. She was Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights from 1998  ...more
  • 20

    Oleksandr Lavrynovych

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceOvruch, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Lavrynovych (Ukrainian: Олександр Володимирович Лавринович; born June 28, 1956 in Ovruch) is a Ukrainian physicist, lawyer, politician, former member of the Supreme Council  ...more
  • 21

    BirthplaceTarashcha Raion, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Moroz (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Мороз, born 29 February 1944) is a Ukrainian politician. He was the Speaker of Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine twice, first  ...more
  • 22

    Oleksandr Omelchenko

    Age: 83

    BirthplaceVinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Омельченко Oleksandr Oleksandrovyč Omel'čenko) became the mayor of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in 1999. He lost his  ...more
  • 23

    Oleksandr Turchynov

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceDnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Oleksandr Valentynovych Turchynov (Ukrainian: Олександр Валентинович Турчинов; born 31 March 1964) is a Ukrainian politician, screenwriter, Baptist minister and economist. He is the former Secretary  ...more
  • 24

    BirthplaceDnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Pavlo Ivanovych Lazarenko (Ukrainian: Павло Іванович Лазаренко; born 23 January 1953) is a former Ukrainian politician and former Prime Minister who in August 2006 was convicted and sentenced to  ...more
  • 25
    Dec. at 71 (1627-1698)

    BirthplaceChyhyryn, Ukraine

    NationalityUkraine

    Petro Dorofeyevych Doroshenko (Ukrainian: Петро Дорошенко, Russian: Пётр Дорофе́евич Дороше́нко, Polish: Piotr Doroszenko; 1627–1698) was a Cossack political and military leader, Hetman of Right-bank  ...more