Chambers of Hetman Mykhailo Doroshenko - De Luxe
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Mykhailo Doroshenko (unknown — 1628)
Mykhailo Doroshenko was the Ukrainian military leader, Cossack colonel since 1618, registered Cossack hetman (1622–1628 intermittently).
He participated in Moscow campaign in 1618, Khotyn War in 1620–1621 and
Battle of Khotyn in 1622.
He was elected hetman instead of Olifer Holub in 1622.
In 1625, Doroshenko participated in the Cossack and villager uprising led by Marko Zhmaylo.
In November 1625, he was elected hetman instead of Marko Zhmaylo.
In 1625, Doroshenko concluded the Treaty of Kurukove.
He tried to take Zaporizhian Sich in spring 1626 by order of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. But due to armed stand-off of the Cossacks he was forced to retreat to the Isle of Velyka Khortytsia where he left an outpost of one thousand registered Cossacks.
The Registered Cossack Host was reorganised during Doroshenko’s rule, including creation of 6 registered regiments:
On 9 November 1626, Cossack troops led by Doroshenko defeated large detachment of Crimean Nohai cavalry near Bila Tserkva.
In May 1628, Doroshenko took charge of Cossack campaign to Crimea to help Khan Mehmed III Geray and Kalga Shahin Geray. The heavy artillery battle started. The enemy was defeated and dissipated, Mehmed III Geray and Shahin Geray were released from siege.
The losses of the Cossack army in this fight accounted for about two hundred people, Mykhailo Doroshenko was among the deceased, killed with Janissary bullet.
Burial place is unknown, possibly in one of Christian (Greek) cemeteries of Bakhchysarai.