List of famous cossacks, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cossacks in the world? This includes the most prominent cossacks, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cossacks is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cossacks were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned cossacks.
The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Stenka Razin and Yemelyan Pugachev.From reputable, prominent, and well known cossacks to the lesser known cossacks of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cossack field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cossacks ever?" and "What are the names of famous cossacks?" then you're in the right place. (20 items)
Stepan Timofeyevich Razin (Russian: Степа́н Тимофе́евич Ра́зин, Russian pronunciation: [sʲtʲɪˈpan (ˈsʲtʲenʲkə) tʲɪmɐˈfʲeɪvʲɪtɕ ˈrazʲɪn]; 1630 – June 16 [O.S. June 6] 1671), known as Stenka Razin (Стенька), was a Cossack leader who led a major uprising against the nobility and tsarist bureaucracy in southern Russia in 1670-1671. ...more on Wikipedia
Zynoviy Bohdan Khmelnytsky (Ruthenian: Ѕѣнові Богдан Хмелнiцкiи; modern Ukrainian: Богдан Зиновій Михайлович Хмельницький, romanized: Bohdan Zynoviy Mykhailovych Khmelnytsky; c. 1595 – 6 August 1657) was a Ukrainian Hetman of the Zaporozhian Host, then in the Polish Crown of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (now part of Ukraine). He led an uprising against the Commonwealth and its magnates (1648–1654) that resulted in the creation of a state led by the Cossacks. In 1654, he concluded the Treaty of Pereyaslav with the Russian Tsardom and thus allied the state with Russia. ...more on Wikipedia
Count Kirill Grigoryevich Razumovsky (Russian: Кирилл Григорьевич Разумовский, Ukrainian: Кирило Григорович Розумовський Kyrylo Hryhorovych Rozumovsky; March 18, 1728 – January 1, 1803) was a Ukrainian Cossack-born Russian Imperial state figure, who served as the last Hetman of Zaporizhian Host on both sides of the Dnieper (from 1750 until 1764) and then as Field marshal of Russian Imperial Army. He was also a President of the St. Petersburg Imperial Academy of Sciences (from 1746 until 1798). ...more on Wikipedia