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Samoylovych (Самойлович) Ivan Samoylovych
Ivan Samoylovych was the Hetman of Left-bank Ukraine from 1672 to 1687. His term in office was marked by further incorporation of the Cossack Hetmanate into the nascent Russian Empire and by attempts to win the Right-bank Ukraine from Poland-Lithuania.
Samoylovych's father was a priest in a village near Zhitomyr. Ivan first rose to prominence... More...
Ukraine, 2000, Ivan Samoylovych