On Hryvnia Banknotes
Volodymyr the Great
Yaroslav the Wise
Grand Prince and ruler of Kyiv-Rus from 980 to 1015. Introduced Christianity in 988.
Grand Prince and ruler of Kyiv-Rus from 1036 to 1054. Built St. Sophia Cathedral in 1037.
Cossack Hetman from 1648 to 1657. Leader of the 1648 Great Cossack Revolt.
Cossack Hetman from 1687 to 1709. Revolted against the Czar Peter 1 in 1708.
Ukraine's greatest poet. In 1840 his collection of poems 'Kobzar' was published.
Author of History of Ukraine-Rus. Elected President of Central Rada in 1917.
On Postage Stamps
First elected President of an Indepdendent Ukraine.
Mass street protest of fraud in presidential election.
Revolution of Dignity. Led to overthrow of corrupt regime.