His kever is located in Silestra, Bulgaria.
A disciple from the Ukraine who is famous for having written Toldos Yaacov Yosef which also mentions “as I heard from my teacher” 249 times, referring to the BST.
He emphasizes the importance of both love and fear of Hashem. He has a background of Lurianic Kabbalah.
A rabbi of Tulchin and close disciple who led
his community in Medzhibozh which preceded the Baal Shem Tov. He became the Baal Tokeah (shofar blower) at the shul of the Baal Shem Tov.
A disciple of BST and the Maggid of Mezritch. He came from Zlotchov [Ukraine].
This rabbi’s dynasties include the Zvhil, Skolye, Zvhil-Mezhibizh and Shotz dynasties.
Dov Ber was the successor of the Baal Shem Tov. He was steeped in Lurianic Kabbalah and halacha. His close followers include Rabbis Avraham HaMalach (his son), Nachum of Czernobyl, Elimelech of Lizhensk, Zusha of Hanipol, Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev, Boruch of Medzhybizh, Aharon (HaGadol) of Karlin, Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk, Shmuel Shmelke of Nikolsburg and Shneur Zalman of Liadi.
Leib of Shpola was a student of Pinchas of Koretz. He was called “The grandfather of Shpola.” This name was given to him at his circumcision by the Baal Shem Tov. He was a helper to many poor Jews.
For stories about Leib see https://www.chabad.org/search/keyword_cdo/kid/7649/jewish/R-Aryeh-Leib-Grandfather-of-Shpoli.htm