The reputable website of world universities Edurank.org has made a rating of the most famous graduates of higher educational institutions among the best universities in the world. The relevant list is published on Edurank.org website.
The preface to the rating states that Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv took 1st place in Ukraine in terms of the total popularity of graduates.
"Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University took 43rd place in Europe and 1st place in Ukraine in terms of the overall popularity of graduates. The rating includes well-known graduates, researchers and teachers," the authors of the rating write.
It is worth noting that among the well-known graduates included in the ranking are historical figures, including statesman, historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky, writer, Prime Minister Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Soviet agronomist and biologist, academician Trofim Lysenko, prominent surgeon and bishop of the ROC St. Luke of Simferopol, prominent Soviet politician, lawyer and diplomat Academician Andriy Vyshynsky, philosopher Mykola Berdyaev, famous Polish writer Leon Iwaszkiewicz, Belarusian scientist Otto Schmidt, Lithuanian poet, and priest Maironis, Russian theoretical physicist Nikolai Bogolyubov and others.
Among the prominent contemporaries in the top ten are world boxing champions Klitschko brothers, first president of independent Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, as well as the Chairman of the Political Council of the Opposition Platform - For Life party and MP Viktor Medvedchuk. Among our other contemporaries who were not in the top ten, we can single out the well-known Ukrainian politician Viacheslav Chornovil, who was placed in the 19th position, ex-Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov on the 23rd position, and others.
As it was reported, Edurank is an internationally reputable platform that analyzes higher education institutions around the world. In its calculations of the rating of universities, as well as their graduates, the platform uses its own methodology, which, according to its authors, helps to create unbiased and objective ratings.