Roman Shukhevych

1907 - 1950

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Roman-Taras Yosypovych Shukhevych (Ukrainian: Рома́н-Тарас Йо́сипович Шухе́вич), also known by his pseudonym Taras Chuprynka (30 June 1907 – 5 March 1950), was a Ukrainian nationalist, one of the commanders of Nachtigall Battalion, a hauptmann of the German Schutzmannschaft 201 auxiliary police battalion, a military leader of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), and one of the organizers of the Galicia-Volhynia massacres of approximately 100,000 Poles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roman Shukhevych has received more than 191,042 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Roman Shukhevych is the 497th most popular military personnel (down from 455th in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 145th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Ukrainian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Roman Shukhevych ranks 497 out of 1,466Before him are Herta Bothe, Tamon Yamaguchi, Karl von Bülow, Max Hoffmann, Matthäus Hetzenauer, and Carl Gustaf Wrangel. After him are Pang De, Thersites, Zhou Tai, Husein Gradaščević, Werner Ostendorff, and Nguyễn Ngọc Loan.

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Among people born in 1907, Roman Shukhevych ranks 64Before him are Horia Sima, Charles Eames, Shiro Teshima, Junji Nishikawa, Leonor Fini, and Fabian von Schlabrendorff. After him are Lee Miller, Ernesto Geisel, Ko Takamoro, James Meade, Emilie Schindler, and Anne Desclos. Among people deceased in 1950, Roman Shukhevych ranks 38Before him are John Rabe, George Minot, Petre Dumitrescu, Constantin Carathéodory, Eliel Saarinen, and Emmanuel Mounier. After him are Mao Anying, Werner Haase, Francesco Cilea, Grigory Kulik, Salvatore Giuliano, and Karl Guthe Jansky.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Roman Shukhevych ranks 154 out of 913Before him are Vladimir Korolenko (1853), David Bronstein (1924), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), Roald Hoffmann (1937), Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), and Georgy Pyatakov (1890). After him are Jan Łukasiewicz (1878), Alexander Pechersky (1909), Eupraxia of Kiev (1071), Catherine Dolgorukov (1847), Zinaida Serebriakova (1884), and Sviatoslav II of Kiev (1027).


Among military personnels born in Ukraine, Roman Shukhevych ranks 10Before him are Andrey Yeryomenko (1892), Mamai (1335), Ivan Paskevich (1782), Alexander Samsonov (1859), Mikhail Kirponos (1892), and Alfred Redl (1864). After him are Kirill Moskalenko (1902), Grigory Kulik (1890), Yevgeny Khaldei (1917), Sergey Gorshkov (1910), Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1906), and Stanisław Sosabowski (1892).