Famous Scientists from Ukraine

List of notable or famous scientists from Ukraine, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Ukraine and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Ukraine. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Ukrainian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Ukraine is included when available.

List features people like Valentin Glushko and Jacob Marschak.

This historic scientists from Ukraine list can help answer the questions "Who are some Ukrainian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Ukraine?" These prominent scientists of Ukraine may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Ukrainian scientists.

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  • Anatoliy O. Morozov
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    Anatoliy O. Morozov

    Anatoliy O. Morozov (born May 9, 1939) is a Ukrainian scientist in the field of cybernetics. He is a Full Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, a Full member (Academician) of the International Academy of Information Science and the Academy of Technological Sciences of Russia and the President of the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine.
    • Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
  • Gleb Evgeniyevich Lozino-Lozinskiy (Russian: Глеб Евгеньевич Лозино-Лозинский), (Kiev, Russian Empire (now Ukraine), December 25, 1909 – Moscow, November 28, 2001) was a Russian and Ukrainian engineer, General Director and General Designer of the JSC NPO Molniya, lead developer of the Russian Spiral and Shuttle Buran programme, Doctor of Science, Hero of Socialist Labour, laureate of Lenin Prize (1962) and State Prizes (1950, 1952).
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1909-2001)
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
  • Isaak Prokhorovych Mazepa (Ukrainian: Ісаак Мазепа) (16 August 1884 in Kostobobriv – 18 March 1952 in Augsburg) was a Ukrainian politician.
    • Age: Dec. at 67 (1884-1952)
    • Birthplace: Novhorod-Siverskyi, Ukraine
  • Ivan Horbachevsky
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    Ivan Horbachevsky (Ukrainian: Іван Якович Горбачевський, Ivan Jakovyč Horbačevskyj; 5 May 1854, Zarubińce – 24 May 1942, Prague) also known as Jan Horbaczewski, Johann Horbaczewski or Ivan Horbaczewski, was an eminent Austrian chemist and politician of Ukrainian origin. From 1872 to 1878 he studied medicine at the University of Vienna, Austria. In 1883 he was appointed extraordinary professor and, in 1884, ordinary professor at the University of Prague by the Emperor, and was the rector of the same university for a time. He is particularly known for his contributions in organic chemistry and biochemistry. He was the first to synthesize glycine. He also noticed that aminoacids were building ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 88 (1854-1942)
    • Birthplace: Zarubyntsi, Ukraine
  • Ivan Vakarchuk
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    Ivan Vakarchuk

    Ivan Vakarchuk is a Ukrainian physicist. From 1990 to 2007 and again between 2010 and 2013 he was Rector of the Lviv University. In 2007-2010 he was Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine. Hero of Ukraine. Father of the leader of the rock band "Okean Elzy" Svyatoslav Vakarchuk.
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Brătuşeni
  • Jacob Marschak
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    Jacob Marschak (23 July 1898 – 27 July 1977) was an American economist, known as "the Father of Econometrics".
    • Age: Dec. at 79 (1898-1977)
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR