List of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy people

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This is a list of notable people associated with the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA), a public research university located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Students, alumni and faculty members of the university and all its predecessor institutions including Kyiv Brotherhood School (KBS), Kyiv-Mohyla Collegium (KMC), Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (KMA) and Kyiv Theological Academy (KTA) are included in this list.

Many students and professors of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in the 17th and 18th centuries pursued many activities except church career. They were often also writers, philosophers, theologicians and educators in a broad sense. This is indicated in the list where appropriate.

Religion[edit]

Feofan Prokopovich, archbishop, philosopher, writer
Dimitry of Rostov, archbishop
Stephen Yavorsky, archbishop
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Kosiv, SylvestrSylvestr Kosiv professor of KMC Metropolitan of Kiev, writer [1]
Bănulescu-Bodoni, GavrilGavril Bănulescu-Bodoni student of KMA Metropolitan of Moldavia (1792); Metropolitan of Kherson and Crimea (1793–1799); Metropolitan of Kiev and Halych (1799–1803); Exarch of Moldo-Wallachia (1806–1812); Metropolitan of Chişinău (1812–1821) [2]
I, MacariusMacarius I student, professor of KTA Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna [3]
Munteanu, NicodimNicodim Munteanu student of KTA Patriarch of All Romania [4]
Yavorsky, StephenStephen Yavorsky student of KMA Metropolitan archbishop of Ryazan and Murom; first president of the Most Holy Synod; writer [1]
Prokopovich, FeofanFeofan Prokopovich student, professor, rector of KMA Metropolitan archbishop of Novgorod and Velykolutsk,; philosopher; writer [5]
Rostov, Dimitry ofDimitry of Rostov student of KMA Metropolitan archbishop of Rostov [6]
Slavinetsky, EpifanyEpifany Slavinetsky student, professor of KMA Ecclesiastical expert of the Russian Orthodox Church [7]
Velichkovsky, PaisiusPaisius Velichkovsky student of KMA The founder of modern Eastern Orthodox staretsdom; writer; philosopher [7]
Constantius I student of KMA Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, 1830-1834 [7]
Puiu, VisarionVisarion Puiu student of KTA Metropolitan bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Church [8]
Zaborovsky, RafailRafail Zaborovsky student of KMA Metropolitan of Kiev, Galychyna and All-Rus' [9]
Adrian, PatriarchPatriarch Adrian student of KMC Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia [10]

Politics[edit]

Hetmans of Ukraine[edit]

Ivan Mazepa, Grand Hetman
Pylyp Orlyk, Hetman in exile
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Mazepa, IvanIvan Mazepa student of KMA Grand Hetman of the Left-bank Ukraine, 1687–1708 [11]
Orlyk, PylypPylyp Orlyk student of KMA Hetman in exile; author of one of the first state constitutions in Europe [12]
Polubotok, PavloPavlo Polubotok student of KMA Hetman of the Left-bank Ukraine, 1722-1724 [13]
Samoylovych, IvanIvan Samoylovych student of KMA Hetman of Left-bank Ukraine, 1672-1687 [7]
Vyhovsky, IvanIvan Vyhovsky student of KMA Hetman of the Ukrainian Cossacks, 1657-1659 [14]
Skoropadsky, IvanIvan Skoropadsky student of KMA Hetman of the Ukrainian Cossacks, 1708–1722 [7]
Khmelnytsky, YuriiYurii Khmelnytsky student of KMA Hetman of Ukraine, 1659-1660 and 1678–1681 [7]

Other prominent political figures[edit]

Alexander Bezborodko, Grand Chancellor of Russia
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Bezborodko, AlexanderAlexander Bezborodko student of KMA Grand Chancellor of Russia [15]
Troshchynskyi, DmytroDmytro Troshchynskyi student of KMA Minister of justice of Russia in 1814 [16]
Holovaty, AntinAntin Holovaty student of KMA Founder of the Black Sea Cossack Host [7]
Kvit, SerhiySerhiy Kvit professor of NaUKMA Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Oleksiy, PavlenkoPavlenko Oleksiy student of KTU Minister of Agriculture of Ukraine[17]
Yefremov, SerhiySerhiy Yefremov student of KTU Secretary of International Affairs for Ukraine [18]
Tomenko, MykolaMykola Tomenko professor of NaUKMA Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada; Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine in the first cabinet of Yulia Tymoshenko [19]
Semerak, OstapOstap Semerak student of NaUKMA Member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of 6th convocation; Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
Shevchenko (politician), AndriyAndriy Shevchenko (politician) student of NaUKMA Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine [20]
Sheremeta, PavloPavlo Sheremeta professor of NaUKMA Minister of Economical Development and Trade of Ukraine
Vannykova, IrynaIryna Vannykova student of NaUKMA Press secretary of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yuschenko [21]
Zavadovsky, PyotrPyotr Zavadovsky student of KMA Minister of Education in Russia in 1802 [7]

Arts and music[edit]

Dmytro Bortniansky, composer, conductor, and singer
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Hryhorovych-Barskyi, IvanIvan Hryhorovych-Barskyi student of KMA Architect who worked in the Ukrainian baroque style [22]
Berezovsky, MaksymMaksym Berezovsky student of KMA Composer, opera singer and violinist [23]
Vedel, ArtemyArtemy Vedel student of KMA Composer, conductor, singer and violinist [7]
Bortniansky, DmytroDmytro Bortniansky student of KMA Composer, conductor, singer [7]
Levitzky, DmitryDmitry Levitzky student of KMA Portrait painter [7]
Koshyts, OleksanderOleksander Koshyts student of KTA Composer, choral conductor, arranger [24]

Literature[edit]

Symeon of Polotsk, poet, dramatist, and churchman
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
of Polotsk, SymeonSymeon of Polotsk student of KMA Belarusian-Russian poet, dramatist, churchman, and enlightener who laid the groundwork for the development of modern Russian literature [7]
Rajić, JovanJovan Rajić student of KMA Serbian writer, historian and pedagogue [25]
Mateevici, AlexeiAlexei Mateevici student of KTA Moldavian poet [26]
Sokolyan, MarynaMaryna Sokolyan student of NaUKMA Contemporary writer [27]

Natural sciences[edit]

Mikhail Lomonosov, scientist, writer and polymath
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Lomonosov, MikhailMikhail Lomonosov student of KMA Russian scientist, writer and polymath [28]
Falkovskyi, IryneyIryney Falkovskyi student, rector of KMA Mathematician, astronomer, historian, writer; bishop of Chyhyryn, Smolensk and Dorogobuzk [7]

Humanities and social sciences[edit]

Hryhori Skovoroda, philosopher, poet and singer
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Smotrytsky, MeletiusMeletius Smotrytsky rector, professor of KBS Linguist, writer; archbishop of Polotsk, Vitebsk and Mstislav [7]
Skovoroda, HryhoriHryhori Skovoroda student of KMA Philosopher, poet and singer. [29]
Velychko, SamiyloSamiylo Velychko student of KMA Historian, author of the Cossack Chronicle [7]
Yurkevych, PamphilPamphil Yurkevych student, professor of KTA Philosopher. [30]
Gizel, InnokentiyInnokentiy Gizel rector, student of KMC Historian [31]
Mace, JamesJames Mace professor of NaUKMA American historian and prominent researcher of Holodomor [32]

Other[edit]

Petro Prokopovych, founder of commercial beekeeping
Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Bryukhovetskyi, VyacheslavVyacheslav Bryukhovetskyi president, professor of NaUKMA Initiator of reestablishment; the first president of NaUKMA; Hero of Ukraine [33]
Prokopovych, PetroPetro Prokopovych student of KMA Founder of commercial beekeeping [34]
Tarabakin, DmytroDmytro Tarabakin student of NaUKMA Director, Head of Trading and Domestic Sales of Dragon Capital [35]

Fictional people[edit]

Name Relationship to the university Notability Reference
Bulba, AndriyAndriy Bulba NA Character in Nikolai Gogol's Taras Bulba [36]
Bulba, OstapOstap Bulba NA Character in Nikolai Gogol's Taras Bulba [36]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Sylvestr Kosiv". Retrieved 2008-03-04.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Yavorsky" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ "Gavril Bănulescu-Bodoni" (in Romanian). Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  3. ^ "Makariy Bulgakov" (in Russian). Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  4. ^ "Patriarhul Nicodim Munteanu" (in Romanian). Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  5. ^ "Teofan Prokopovych in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine". Retrieved 2007-12-29. 
  6. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Dymytrii Rostovsky". Retrieved 2008-03-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Briukhovets’kyi, V. et al. (eds). (2001). Kyievo-Mohylians’ka akademiia v imenakh, XVII–XVIII st: Entsyklopedychne vydannia (in Ukrainian). Kiev: Publishing House "Kiev-Mohyla Academy". ISBN 966-518-132-7. 
  8. ^ "Mitropolitul Visarion Puiu". Archived from the original on October 21, 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-12. (Romanian)
  9. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Rafail Zaborovsky". Retrieved 2009-05-08. 
  10. ^ Omeljan Pritsak and Ihor Sevcenko, eds. "The Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Commemorating the 350th Anniversary of Its Founding, 1632-1982)." Harvard Ukrainian Studies. vol. VIII, no. 1/2. Cambridge, MA, 1985. P. 83.
  11. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Ivan Mazepa". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  12. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Pylyp Orlyk". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  13. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Pavlo Polubotok". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  14. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Ivan Vyhovsky". Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  15. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Oleksander Bezborodko". Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  16. ^ "List of Public Prosecutors of Russia" (in Russian). Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  17. ^ (Ukrainian) Agricultural ministry headed by a graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Pavlenko, Televiziyna Sluzhba Novyn (2 December 2014)
  18. ^ Serhiy Yefremov
  19. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine Mykola Tomenko" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  20. ^ "People's Deputy of Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  21. ^ "NaUKMA alumni 2001" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  22. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi". Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  23. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Maksym Berezovsky". Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  24. ^ "Oleksander Koshyts - famous conductor" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  25. ^ "Biography of Jovan Rajić" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  26. ^ "Alexei Mateevici - a saver of the language" (in Russian). Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  27. ^ "NaUKMA - 2002" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2007-09-22. 
  28. ^ "A. I. L'vovich-Kostritsa, Mikhail Lomonosov His Life and Literary Activity" (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  29. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Hryhorii Skovoroda". Retrieved 2008-03-04. 
  30. ^ uk:Юркевич Памфіл Данилович
  31. ^ "Encyclopedia of Ukraine on Innkentii Gizel". Retrieved 2008-03-04. 
  32. ^ "James Mace at NaUKMA" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2008-03-04. 
  33. ^ "President of NaUKMA V.S. Bryukhovetsky" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2007-12-29. 
  34. ^ "Biography of Petro Prokopovych". Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  35. ^ "Dragon Capital". Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  36. ^ a b "Taras Bulba by N. Gogol". Retrieved 2007-09-01. 

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