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  1. Bohdan Zynoviy Mykhailovych Khmelnytsky (Ruthenian: Ѕѣнові Богданъ Хмелнiцкiи; modern Ukrainian: Богдан Зиновій Михайлович Хмельницький, Polish: Bohdan Chmielnicki; 1595 – 6 August 1657) was a Ruthenian nobleman and military commander of Ukrainian Cossacks as Hetman of the Zaporozhian ...

  2. Bohdan Khmelnytsky was the leader (1648–57) of the Zaporozhian Cossacks who organized a rebellion against Polish rule in Ukraine that ultimately led to the transfer of the Ukrainian lands east of the Dnieper River from Polish to Russian control.

  3. Khmelnytsky was recognized as hetman with sweeping privileges, above all as the leader of a Cossack Host of forty thousand. But this fell far short of his earlier aspirations and endangered his position because the masses rejected the terms and the depredations of his Tatar allies.

  4. Khmelnytsky claimed the divine right to rule over Cossacks as early as 29 July 1648, when in a letter to a Muscovite voivode he titled himself ‘Bohdan Khmelnytsky, by Divine grace hetman with the Zaporozhian Host.’ This formula was repeated in all official Cossack documents.

  5. khmelnitsky, bohdan (c. 1595 – 1657), hetman of the Zaporozhian Cossack Host (1648 – 1657) and founder of the Hetmanate (Cossack state). Born into a family of Orthodox petty gentry, Khmelnitsky fought at the Battle of Cecora (1620) and was taken prisoner to Istanbul for two years.

  6. The Khmelnytsky Uprising, also known as the Cossack–Polish War, or the Khmelnytsky insurrection, was a Cossack rebellion that took place between 1648 and 1657 in the eastern territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, which led to the creation of a Cossack Hetmanate in Ukraine.

  7. Bohdan Zynoviy Mykhailovych Khmelnytsky was a Ruthenian nobleman and military commander of Ukrainian Cossacks as Hetman of the Zaporozhian Host, which was then under the suzerainty of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

  8. The uprising in the Ukrainian territories against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth began in early 1648 under the leadership of Bohdan Khmelnytsky (c. 1595 – 1657), a Cossack officer proclaimed hetman.

  9. Jul 26, 2017 · Bohdan Khmelnytsky (c. 1595–1657) was the Cossack hetman who led the 1648 uprising against the Polish magnates in the southeastern territory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth that is now Ukraine. The popular uprising led to the establishment of a Cossack Hetmanate, which is widely viewed as the precursor to the modern Ukrainian state.

  10. Apr 3, 2021 · Revered for his rebellion against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Bohdan Khmelnitsky is decried by Ukrainian nationalists for the 1654 Treaty of Pereyaslavl in which Ukrainian Cossacks pledged allegiance to the Tsar of Muscovy.