Jan Potocki
Count Jan Nepomucen Potocki ([ˈjan pɔˈtɔt͡skʲi]; March 8, 1761 – December 1815) was a Polish nobleman, Polish Army Captain of Engineers, ethnologist, Egyptologist, linguist, traveler, adventurer and p...
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Aleksandr Lyapunov
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lyapunov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха́йлович Ляпуно́в, [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ lʲɪpʊˈnof]; June 6 [O.S. May 25] 1857 – November 3, 1918) was a Russian mat...
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Ben Zion Halberstam
Ben Zion Halberstam, (1874–1941), was the second Bobover Rebbe. He was killed by the Nazis in 1941.
Halberstam was born in Bikofsk in 1874. His father was Shlomo Halberstam (1847–1905), the first...
Mykola Leontovych
Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych (Ukrainian: Микола Дмитрович Леонтович; sometimes spelled Leontovich; Dec 13 [O.S. Dec 1] 1877 – January 23, 1921) was a U...
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Stepan Senchuk
Stepan Romanovich Senchuk (Ukrainian: Степан Романович Сенчук; 23 March 1955 – 29 November 2005) was born in the city of Prokofevsk in Kemerovo Oblast Russia . He was part of a family that was su...
Yevhen Kushnaryov
Yevhen Petrovych Kushnaryov (Ukrainian: Євген Петрович Кушнарьов, Jevhen Petrovyč Kušnar'ov; Russian: Евгений Петрович Кушнарёв, Evgenij Petrovič Kušnarëv) (January 29, 1951 – January 17, 2007...
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Bruno Schulz
Bruno Schulz (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish writer, fine artist, literary critic and art teacher born to Jewish parents. He is regarded as one of the great Polish-language prose styl...
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Shchedryk (song)
"Shchedryk" (from Ukrainian: Щедрий вечiр, "Bountiful Evening") is a Ukrainian shchedrivka, or New Year's carol. It was arranged by composer and teacher Mykola Leontovych in 1916, and tells a stor...
Imam Alimsultanov
Imam Alimsultanov (Chechen: Имам Алимсултанов) (1957 – November 10, 1996) was a popular Chechen bard and folk singer.
Imam was born in Kyrgyzstan in 1957 to Chechen parents, who had been reloc...
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Pyotr Stolypin
Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin (Russian: Пётр Арка́дьевич Столы́пин; [pʲɵtr ɐˈrkadʲjɪvʲɪtɕ stɐˈlɨpʲɪn]; 14 April [O.S. 2 April] 1862 – 18 September [O.S. 5 September]...
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Mykola Skrypnyk
Mykola Oleksiyovych Skrypnyk (Ukrainian: Микола Олексійович Скрипник, 25 January , 1872 – 7 July 1933) was a Ukrainian Bolshevik leader who was a proponent of the Ukrainian Republic's independence...
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Vadym Hetman
Vadym Petrovych Hetman (Ukrainian: Вадим Петрович Гетьман; July 12, 1935 – April 22, 1998) was a Ukrainian statesman and banker. He is credited with the creation of the central bank of the country...
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Heorhiy Kirpa
Heorhiy Mykolayovych Kirpa (Ukrainian: Георгій Миколайович Кірпа) (July 20, 1946 in Klubivka, Khmelnytskyi Oblast – December 27, 2004 in Bortnychi, Kiev) was a Ukrainian railway manager, sta...
Nikolai Vashugin
Nikolai Nikolaevich Vashugin (Russian: Николай Николаевич Вашугин; April 18 [O.S. April 5] 1900 - June 28, 1941) was a Soviet general and a political officer.
Born in the village...
Tadeusz Hołówko
Tadeusz Hołówko ([taˈdɛuʂ xɔˈwufkɔ]; Semey, now Kazakhstan, September 17, 1889 – August 29, 1931, Truskavets, Poland, now Ukraine), codename Kirgiz, was an interwar Polish politician, diplomat and aut...
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Carol of the Bells
"Carol of the Bells" is a popular Christmas carol composed by Mykola Leontovych in 1904 with lyrics by Peter J. Wilhousky. The song is based on a folk chant known in Ukrainian as "Shchedryk". Wilhousk...
Yuriy Kravchenko
Yuriy Fedorovych Kravchenko (Ukrainian: Юрій Федорович Кравченко; March 5, 1951 – March 4, 2005) was a Ukrainian police officer and statesman. In 2000, while a Minister of Internal Affairs, Kravch...
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