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Sagaydachny (Сагайдачний) Petro Kononovych
(nearly 1560—1622)

Sagaydachny (Сагайдачний) Petro Kononovych (nearly 1560—1622)

In 1595, Petro Konashevych, the son of an impoverished Ukrainian nobleman, dropped out of university, where he had been studying Latin and poetics, and headed for the Cossacks' Zaporizhzhyan Sich. He could no longer tolerate the sight of burning Ukrainian villages and lines of captives being led off to Crimean slave markets under Tatar lashes. It... More...


Ukraine, 1995, Petro Sahaydachny

Ukraine, 2002, Petro Sahaydachny monument

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