Horlenko, Dmytro

Horlenko, Dmytro [Горленко, Дмитро], b and d ? Colonel of Pryluka regiment (1692–1708) and a close associate of Hetman Ivan Mazepa. In 1708, with Mazepa, he switched allegiance from Tsar Peter I to King Charles XII of Sweden. After the Battle of Poltava in 1709, Horlenko fled with Mazepa to Bendery. He took part in the campaigns of Hetman Pylyp Orlyk in Right-Bank Ukraine in 1711 and 1713. In 1715 he came into conflict with Orlyk and went to Russia, where he settled in Moscow. In 1731 he was allowed to return to Ukraine.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]

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