First Lady of Ukraine
Current
Olena Zelenska
since 20 May 2019
Inaugural holderAntonina Kravchuk
Formation24 August 1991

First Lady of Ukraine (Ukrainian: перша пані України, romanizedpersha pani Ukrainy or перша леді України, persha ledi Ukrainy) is the unofficial title attributed to the wife of the president of Ukraine.[citation needed]

List of first ladies of Ukraine

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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
Kyiv State University
(1935-11-03)November 3, 1935 1957 Leonid Kravchuk 1991 56 years, 32 days 1994 10,831 days 32,274 days (88 years, 132 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 6,990 days 30,584 days (83 years, 269 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 5,131 days 22,840 days (62 years, 195 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 3,673 days 27,185 days (74 years, 157 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 3,568 days 19,706 days (53 years, 348 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 1,760 days 22,687 days (62 years, 42 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 16,828 days (46 years, 27 days)

List of wives 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 (2023-03-04)March 4, 2023

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).