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List of heroes of Ukraine

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The article uses the latest official Romanization of Ukrainian on resolution of the Government of Ukraine.

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This is a list of individuals who have been presented with the title Hero of Ukraine in reverse chronological order.

As of 20 February 2017, the total number of awards is 432.

Out of all recipients, 173 (40%) have a distinction of the "Order of the Gold Star" and 259 (60%) have a distinction of the "Order of the State". Number of awards that were given posthumously is 156 (36%). There are 214 recipients who still alive. By gender, 399 (92%) of the recipients are men.

The youngest recipient is a Ukrainian paralimpian athlete Viktor Smyrnov who was 18 years and 78 days old. The oldest recipient – Maksym Hulyi received the award on his 100-year birthday.

There is only one Hero of Ukraine who also received the Hero of the Soviet Union, Mykhailo Vasylyshin. Both awards were given to him posthumously.

There are 17 heroes of Ukraine who previously were awarded the Hero of Socialist Labour.

2017

Total number of awards: 3.

2016

Total number of awards: 12.

2015

Total number of awards: 21.

2014

Total number of awards: 110.

2013

Total number of awards: 11.

2012

Total number of awards: 10.

2011

Total number of awards: 11.

2010

Total number of awards: 11. Some of the awards have come into question. See Hero of Ukraine: Controversial awards for more details.

2009

Total number of awards: 27.

2008

Total number of awards: 18.

2007

Total number of awards: 25. Some of the awards have come into question. See Hero of Ukraine: Controversial awards for more details.

2006

Total number of awards: 25.

2005

Total number of awards: 17.

2004

Total number of awards: 41. Some of the awards have come into question. See Hero of Ukraine: Controversial awards for more details.

2003

Total number of awards: 16.

2002

Total number of awards: 25.

2001

Total number of awards: 20.

2000

Total number of awards: 9.

1999

Total number of awards: 19.

1998

Total number of awards: 1.

References

List of heroes of Ukraine Wikipedia


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