Ivan Sirko

1605-1680

One of the military leaders of Zaporizhian Sich [military-state structure in the XVI-XVIII centuries]. One of the main heroes of Ukrainian folk songs and tales. Author of the famous letter to Sultan Mehmed IV that was immortalized in the famous painting by Ilya Repin Reply of the Zaporizhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire.

Kostyantyn Martsenkivskyi

Project categories: Prominent Ukrainians

Іван Сірко

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