Born 1943 in Kyiv. Lives and works in Kyiv.
1962 - graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", and from 1980 to 1982 studied at the Institute of Journalistic Skills in Kyiv.
He worked as a photographer for various technical organizations, and from 1978 to 1996 at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture.
Since 1996 he works as a freelance photographer.
His exhibitions were held in Ukraine, Germany, France, Russia, Lithuania and the United States.
In 2019, Alexander Ranchukov passed away.
InOut, Ya Gallery art centre, Dnipropetrovsk, curator - Pavlo Gudimov
Cruis, Art Arsenal, Infocentre, Kyiv
Bright line, Library of Arts, Kyiv