30 Notable alumni of
Dnipropetrovsk National University

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Dnipropetrovsk National University is 874th in the world, 304th in Europe, and 11th in Ukraine by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 30 notable alumni from Dnipropetrovsk National University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Yulia Tymoshenko

    Yulia Tymoshenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    economistentrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko is a Ukrainian politician, people's Deputy of Ukraine (1997–2000, 2002–2005, 2006–2007, 2007, 2014–2019, and since 2019), Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for the fuel and energy complex (1999–2001), Prime Minister of Ukraine from February to September 2005 and from December 2007 to March 2010. She was the first and so far the only woman to serve as prime minister of Ukraine. She has the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences.

  2. Leonid Kuchma

    Leonid Kuchma
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1938-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    engineerpolitician
    Biography

    Leonid Danylovych Kuchma is a Ukrainian politician who was the second president of Ukraine from 19 July 1994 to 23 January 2005. Kuchma's presidency saw numerous corruption scandals and the lessening of media freedoms.

  3. Oles Honchar

    Oles Honchar
    Years
    1918-1995 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    writerprosaistpoetcriticpolitician
    Biography

    Oleksandr "Oles" Terentiyovych Honchar was a Soviet and Ukrainian writer and public figure. He also was a veteran of World War II and member of the Ukrainian parliament.

  4. Borys Filatov

    Borys Filatov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Borys Albertovych Filatov is a Ukrainian politician, journalist, lawyer, businessman, and the current Mayor of Dnipro. In 2014 and 2015 he was a member of the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament.

  5. Valerian Pidmohylny

    Valerian Pidmohylny
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1901-1937 (aged 36)
    Occupations
    linguistwritertranslatorlexicographer
    Biography

    Valerian Petrovych Pidmohylnyi was a Ukrainian modernist, most famous for the realist novel Misto (The City). Like a number of Ukrainian writers, he flourished in 1920s Ukraine, but was finally constrained and eventually arrested by the Soviet authorities. Pidmohylnyi was executed by the Soviets in Sandarmokh. He is one of the leading figures of the Executed Renaissance.

  6. Andriy Pavelko

    Andriy Pavelko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andriy Vasylyovych Pavelko is a Ukrainian politician and sports functionary.

  7. Aleksandr Kabakov

    Aleksandr Kabakov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1943-2020 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    opinion journalistcolumnistjournalistscreenwriterprosaist
    Biography

    Aleksandr Kabakov was a Russian writer and journalist. He was born in 1943 in Novosibirsk, where his family had been evacuated during World War II. He studied mechanics and mathematics in Dnepropetrovsk, and worked in a missile factory after graduation. Eventually, he landed at the railroad industry newspaper Gudok, where he worked for more than a decade; he also worked at Moscow News and Kommersant.

  8. Volodymyr Horbulin

    Volodymyr Horbulin
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1939-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in Dnipropetrovsk National University
    Studied in 1957-1962
    Occupations
    computer security engineerSecretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukrainepoliticianengineer
    Biography

    Volodymyr Pavlovych Horbulin is a Soviet and Ukrainian politician, Head of the Council for Foreign and Security Policy, former secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, former Head of the National Space Agency of Ukraine, Dr. of Engineering Science, Professor, member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Director of the Institute of National Security Problems at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

  9. Leonid Derkach

    Leonid Derkach
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1939-2022 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    military personnelpolitician
    Biography

    Leonid Vasylovych Derkach was a Soviet and Ukrainian politician, intelligence officer, and general who was Head of the Security Service of Ukraine from 22 April 1998 to 10 February 2001. Called the "Ukrainian Sorge" (Russian: "Украинский Зорге"), he headed one of the five groups in the Dnipropetrovsk Mafia. The Derkach family maintains very close relationships with Oleg Deripaska, Mikhail Fridman's Moscow-based Alfa Group and Petr Aven's Alfa-Bank.

  10. Serhii Plokhy

    Serhii Plokhy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Serhii Plokhy, or Plokhii is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky professor of Ukrainian history at Harvard University, where he also serves as the director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.

  11. Sergey Nikolsky

    Sergey Nikolsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1905-2012 (aged 107)
    Enrolled in Dnipropetrovsk National University
    Studied in 1925-1929
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Sergey Mikhailovich Nikolsky was a Russian mathematician. He was born in Talitsa, which was at that time located in Kamyshlovsky Uyezd, Perm Governorate, Russian Empire. He had been an Academician since November 28, 1972. He also had won many scientific awards. At the age of 92 he was still actively giving lectures in Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In 2005, he was only giving talks at scientific conferences, but was still working in MIPT, at the age of 100. He died in Moscow in November 2012 at the age of 107.

  12. Hanna Turchynova

    Hanna Turchynova
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    docent
    Biography

    Hanna Volodymyrivna Turchynova is the wife of former Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov and a former First Lady of Ukraine. She is a Candidate of Sciences, Associate Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Natural Geography, Education and Ecology at the National Pedagogical Drahomanov University.

  13. Andriy Govorov

    Andriy Govorov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1992-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Andriy Andriyovych Govorov is a Ukrainian competitive swimmer who holds the world record, European champion (2016 London) and bronze medalist in world championship (2017 Budapest) in 50 meters butterfly.

  14. Kyrylo Tymoshenko

    Kyrylo Tymoshenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1989-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kyrylo Vladlenovych Tymoshenko is a Ukrainian politician who served as deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine from May 21, 2019, to January 23, 2023. He was coordinator of Ukraine's Large Construction Infrastructure Development Program. Tymoshenko founded GOODMEDIA agency.

  15. Viktor Kryvenko

    Viktor Kryvenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1982-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Viktor Mykolayovych Kryvenko is a Ukrainian politician.

  16. Oxana Boturchuk

    Oxana Boturchuk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1984-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    athletics competitorsprinter
    Biography

    Oksana Boturchuk is a Paralympic athlete from Ukraine competing mainly in category T12 sprint events.

  17. Mykhailo Zghurovskyi

    Mykhailo Zghurovskyi
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Mykhailo Zakharovych Zghurovskyi, also spelled as Mykhailo Zgurovsky,, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (in office 1994-1999). Today he is a rector of the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute".

  18. Lyubov Sirota

    Lyubov Sirota
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Lyubov Makarivna Sirota is a Ukrainian poet, writer, playwright, journalist and translator. As a former inhabitant of the city of Pripyat and an eyewitness (and victim) of the Chernobyl disaster, she has devoted a great part of her creative output to the 1986 catastrophe. She writes in both Ukrainian and Russian, and also translates from Ukrainian into Russian and vice versa. Her poems have been translated into many languages, including English.

  19. Elena Sharoykina

    Elena Sharoykina
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Elena Sharoykina, is a Russian journalist, social communications and corporate consulting expert, environmental activist. She is director of the National Association for Genetic Safety (Moscow), and director of the Russian TV channel Tsargrad. Since 2020 she has been a Putin-appointed member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

  20. Valeriy Sushkevich

    Valeriy Sushkevich
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Valeriy Sushkevych is a Ukrainian politician and public figure. Member of Verhovna Rada. President of the National Committee of Sports for the Disabled of Ukraine (National Paralympic Committee of Ukraine), head of the Ukrainian public socio-political association "National Assembly of Disabled of Ukraine", president of the Association "Sports Industry of Ukraine."

  21. Artem Shevchenko

    Artem Shevchenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenteropinion journalistwar correspondent
    Biography

    Artem Valeriyovych Shevchenko is a Ukrainian TV journalist and manager, and is also the CEO of TVi channel.

  22. Andrij Portnow

    Andrij Portnow
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Andrii Portnov is a Ukrainian historian, essayist, and editor. He is the Chair Professor of Entangled History of Ukraine at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder). and a Director of the PRISMA UKRAЇNA Research Network Eastern Europe. He specializes in Polish-Russian-Ukrainian history and memory studies.

  23. Aleksandr Kapto

    Aleksandr Kapto
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1933-2020 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    sociologistuniversity teacherjournalistdiplomatstatesperson
    Biography

    Aleksandr Semyonovich Kapto was a Soviet, Russian and Ukrainian sociologist, political scientist, diplomat, journalist and politician. He earned a philosophy degree in 1967 and his Ph.D. in 1985. In 2008 he was head of the UNESCO International Board of the Institute of Socio-Political Research under the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

  24. Leonid Sergienko

    Leonid Sergienko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Leonid Hrygorovuch Serhienko was born on April 27, 1955, Mykolaivka, Pokrovske Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, USSR) — is a Ukrainian politician, people’s deputy of Ukraine of the IVth, VIIth convocations.

  25. Vladimir Okhotnik

    Vladimir Okhotnik
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Vladimir Okhotnik is a French chess player of Ukrainian origin.

  26. Alexander Belskiy

    Alexander Belskiy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1921-1977 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    literary historian
    Biography

    Alexander Andreevich Belskiy was a Soviet specialist in literary criticism, Anglicist (he did researches in realism development in the English literature). Alexander Belskiy founded Perm school of research in non-Russian Philology. Also, he founded the Faculty of Philology at Perm State University and he was its first Dean in 1960–1964 and 1971–1977. Moreover, he founded the Department of Foreign literature at Perm State University, and he was its Head in 1965–1977. His famous student is Boris Proskurnin, the Dean of Faculty of Foreign languages and Literature at Perm State University.

  27. Mykhailo Sokolov

    Mykhailo Sokolov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sokolov Mykhaylo Volodymyrovych is a Ukrainian politician, People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VI convocation.

  28. Pavlo Khazan

    Pavlo Khazan
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    scientistpoliticiandeputy
    Biography

    Pavlo Khazan is a Ukrainian scientist, politician, Lt. Colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, participant in the Russian War in Ukraine, co-founder of the environmental monitoring system, and a Deputy of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council (VII and VIII convocation).

  29. Volodymyr Koshmanenko

    Volodymyr Koshmanenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1943-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Volodymyr Koshmanenko — Ukrainian mathematician, Doctor of Science, professor, Leading Researcher of the Institute of Mathematics of the NAS of Ukraine.

  30. Natalia Boytsun

    Natalia Boytsun
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Dnipropetrovsk National University
    Studied in 1982
    Biography

    Natalia Boytsun is a Ukrainian government official, economist and scientist.