Historical person

AdSense unconfigured block. Click to configure.

Taras Shevchenko's Family Tree

Portrait of Ivan Andriiovych, Taras Shevchenko's grandfather. 1843

Shevchenko's great-grandfather was Andrii Bezridnyi, who was a native of Cossack Nyz and for unknown reasons came to live in Kerelivka (other name - Kyrylivka, today - village Shevchenkove) from Zaporozhian Sich. He joined Yefrosyniia Ivanivna Shevchykha, whose father sewed boots. According to the custom of that time, he took his wife's surname.

Stepan Bandera 1909–1959. One of the leaders of the nationalist and independence movement of Ukraine in the first half of the 20th century.

Stepan Bandera 1909–1959 / beyond.ua/stepan-banderaStepan Andriyovych Bandera was born on 1 January 1909 in UhrynivStaryi (now Ivano-Frankivsk region). His father was a Greek-Catholic priest, and his mother was a daughter of a priest, so Stepan was brought up under conditions of national and cultural patriotism.

"Father" Makhno

MakhnoNestor Makhno became quite famous during his lifetime, and his popularity was determined by several factors. He led the peasant army being a peasant by birth. Makhno was a politician whose maximum program took into account the vital interests of the peasantry, therefore, most of people in Ukraine. He was a military leader who commanded not from behind his men, but went down to them in the trenches.

The Biography оf Hetman Ivan Mazepa

HETMAN IVAN MAZEPA / uk.wikipedia.orgThe future hetman was born on March,20,1639 in Mazepyntsi village,which was situated in Kyiv Region.IvanMazepa had been studying in two educational universities: Kyievo-Mohylansky i and Jesuit collegiums.During his youth he was serving as an indoor nobleman to Polish King II  Kazymyr, who

Danylo Halytsky – the King of Rus

Danylo Halytsky – the King of RusThe figure of Danylo Romanovych (1201-1264) (Halytsky he was called much later) – is one of the most well-known, noticeable and out-of-ordinary personalities in the world. Danylo Halytsky (Daniel of Galicia) – was the son of Volhynian Prince (Knyaz) Roman Mstyslavovych and Princess of Byzantium Anna.