Barabash, Yakiv

Barabash, Yakiv [Барабаш, Яків; Barabaš, Jakiv], ?–1658. Otaman of the Zaporozhian Sich after Bohdan Khmelnytsky's death. Supported by Moscow, he and the colonel of Poltava, Martyn Pushkar, organized an uprising against Hetman Ivan Vyhovsky, who wanted to end the alliance with Muscovy. After their defeat and Pushkar's death at Poltava on 11 June 1658, Barabash was captured in August and was executed by order of the hetman.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]




List of related links from Encyclopedia of Ukraine pointing to Barabash, Yakiv entry:


A referral to this page is found in 5 entries.















Click Home to get to the IEU Home page; to contact the IEU editors click Contact.
To learn more about IEU click About IEU and to view the list of donors and to become an IEU supporter click Donors.  
 

©2001 All Rights Reserved. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies.