Wednesday, April 30, 2008

10 Famous.... Ukrainians

As another of these occasional lists of the heroes of different countries, I move now to Ukraine.

Ihor Sikorsky - Inventor of the helicopter.
Milla Jovovic- Model and Actress
Serhei Bondarchuk- Film Director
Taras Shevchenko- First national poet in Ukrainian
Ivan Franko- Poet
Bohdan Khmelnytsky - National Hetman
Andriy Shevchenko- outstanding footballer
Stepan Bandera- defender of Ukrainian state murdered by the KGB
Serhei Bubka- Legendary Olympic pole vaulter
Serhei Korolyov- Rocket designer

2 comments:

Bob said...

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev was born in Ukraine even if he was not ethnically Ukrainian and he was not a good guy.

So? said...

Calling Bondarchuk, Korolyov and Sikorsky Ukrainian is a bit of a stretch, since they identified themselves as Russian. That's as un-Ukrainian as you can possibly get.