Marian Savelyev (born 1932-2013) – Ukrainian sculptor. He was born in Luhansk. He graduated from Kyiv State Art Institute (1958). Major works: “Start”, “Fight”, monuments of prominent scientists for Kyiv Polytechnic Institute(1973-94), monuments – V. Kryschenko, A. Malyshko, P. Usenko. Member of the Union Artists of USSR. Savelyev has created over a hundred marble, bronze and ceramic works, but most are wood-made.