First Lady of Ukraine
Incumbent
Olena Zelenska

since 20 May 2019
Inaugural holderAntonina Kravchuk
Formation24 August 1991

First Lady of Ukraine is the unofficial title attributed to the wife of the president of Ukraine.[citation needed] The post is highly ceremonial and rarely plays a role in social activism.[citation needed]

List

#
Image
First Lady
Education Birth Marriage
President
(Husband, unless noted)
Tenure began
Age at tenure start Tenure ended Length of retirement
Death Lifespan
1
Antonina Kravchuk
(née Mishura)
Candidate of Economical Sciences
Kiev State University
(1935-11-03)November 3, 1935 Leonid Kravchuk 1991 56 years, 32 days 1994 9,947 days 31,390 days (85 years, 343 days)
2
Lyudmyla Kuchma
(née Talalayeva)
Mechanical engineer
Votkinsk Machine-building College
(1940-06-19)June 19, 1940 1967[1] Leonid Kuchma 1994 54 years, 30 days 2005 6,106 days 29,700 days (81 years, 115 days)
3
Kateryna Yushchenko
(née Chumachenko)
Master of Business Administration
University of Chicago
(1961-09-01)September 1, 1961 1998 Viktor Yushchenko 2005 43 years, 144 days 2010 4,247 days 21,956 days (60 years, 41 days)
4
Lyudmyla Yanukovych
(née Nastenko)
Civil engineer
Makiivka Civil Engineering Institute
(1949-10-09)October 9, 1949 November 1972[2][3] Viktor Yanukovych 2010 60 years, 139 days 2014 2,789 days 26,301 days (72 years, 3 days)
Hanna Turchynova
(née Beliba)
Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences
Kyiv Linguistic University
(1970-04-01)April 1, 1970 Oleksandr Turchynov 2014 43 years, 327 days 2014 2,684 days 18,822 days (51 years, 194 days)
5
Maryna Poroshenko
(née Perevedentseva)
Candidate of Medical Sciences
Kiev Medical Institute
(1962-02-01)February 1, 1962 1984 Petro Poroshenko 2014 52 years, 126 days 2019 876 days 21,803 days (59 years, 253 days)
6
Olena Zelenska
(née Kiyashko)
Screenwriters
Kryvyi Rih National University
(1978-02-06)February 6, 1978 2003 Volodymyr Zelensky 2019 41 years, 93 days 15,944 days (43 years, 238 days)

List of spouses of leaders of the Ukrainian People's Republic

#
Image
First Lady
Education Birth Marriage
President
(Husband, unless noted)
Tenure began
Age at tenure start Tenure ended Length of retirement
Death Lifespan
1
Maria-Ivanna Hrushevska
(née Wojakiwska)
Lemberg Lyceum (1868-11-08)November 8, 1868 May 1896 Mykhailo Hrushevsky 1917[4] 48 years, 119 days 1918 11,101 days (1948-09-19)September 19, 1948 29,169 days (79 years, 316 days)
2
Oleksandra Skoropadska
(née Durnovo)
(1878-05-23)May 23, 1878 11 January 1898[5] Pavlo Skoropadsky 1918 39 years, 341 days 1918 12,434 days (1952-12-29)December 29, 1952 27,248 days (74 years, 220 days)
3 Rozalia Vynnychenko
(née Lifshitz)
Medical doctor
University of Sorbonne
(1886-07-26)July 26, 1886 28 March 1911 Volodymyr Vynnychenko 1918 32 years, 141 days 1919 14,603 days (1959-02-06)February 6, 1959 26,492 days (72 years, 195 days)
4
Olha Petliura
(née Bilska)
Pryluky Gymnasium (1885-12-23)December 23, 1885 1910 Symon Petliura 1919 33 years, 52 days 1926 12,235 days (1959-11-23)November 23, 1959 26,997 days (73 years, 335 days)
5
Mariya Livytska
(née Tkachenko)
Kyiv Gymnasium (1879-04-09)April 9, 1879 1901 Andriy Livytskyi 1926 47 years, 46 days 1954 6,420 days (1971-08-16)August 16, 1971 33,731 days (92 years, 129 days)
6
Melaniya Vytvytska
(née Stelmakh)
Drohobych Gymnasium (1887-12-31)December 31, 1887 1910 Stepan Vytvytskyi 1954 66 years, 18 days 1963 0 days (1963-09-28)September 28, 1963 27,664 days (75 years, 271 days)
7 Helga Livytska
(née Weinzierl)
Mykola Livytskyi 1967 1989
8 Yaroslava Plaviuk
(née Boyko)
Ukrainian Gymnasium in Berchtesgaden (1926-03-24)March 24, 1926 June 1948[6] Mykola Plaviuk 1989 1992

List of spouses of the first secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine

List of spouses of Hetman of Zaporizhian Host

See also

References

  1. ^ Leonid Kuchma
  2. ^ Wife and private life as a political factor. Part II. Ukrayinska Pravda. 13 August 2004
  3. ^ Ludmila Yanukovych. Dossier.
  4. ^ Hai-Nyzhnyk, P. Ukrainian Central Council. Pavlo Hai-Nyzhnyk website.
  5. ^ Kulyova, V. General's daughter. Khreshchatyk. 8 November 2002
  6. ^ Plavyuk, M. Ukraine is my life. From a son of peasant to statesman. Maria Fisher-Slyzh Library (Ukrainian life in Sevastopol).