Hryhoriy Skovoroda

1722-1794

Humanist, philosopher, poet, teacher and composer. He had a significant influence on the development of Ukrainian culture. When Catherine the Great invited him to settle down in St. Petersburg, he refused by saying that a “Pipe and sheep are more valuable to me than a royal crown.”

Serhiy Maydukov

Project categories: Prominent Ukrainians

Григорій Сковорода

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