Philip Orlik Photos – political, military and statesman, Cossack Hetman in exile (1710-1742) years.
In 1710 skaladaye “Covenant and Constitution of the Rights and Freedoms of the Zaporizhzhya”, which are one of the first constitutions in Europe. In 1711 he organized the Turks and Tatars campaign for the liberation of Ukraine from Muscovy. But as a result of small supplies and betrayal Tatar Turks, was forced to retreat in Bessarabia.
Later Charles XII was invited to live in Sweden, where he lived until 1720. After signing the peace between Swedes and Muscovy had to move to Germany. Orlik lived in different countries and did his best to convince European politicians to support Ukraine. Died May 24, 1742. Philip Orlik Photos – outstanding Ukrainian statesman and patriot.