Krzysztof Kosiński

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Krzysztof Kosiński of Rawicz Coat of Arms (Ukrainian: Криштоф Косинський, Kryshtof Kosynsky; Polish: Krzysztof Kosiński; 1545–93) was a Polish noble of Ruthenian origin from the Podlaskie region. He was a colonel of the Registered Cossacks and self-proclaimed Hetman of Ukraine. He led two consecutive rebellions against local Ruthenian nobility, known as the Kosiński Uprising.

His forces were first defeated by Duke Janusz Ostrogski in the Battle of Piątek on 2 February 1593. Kosiński promised to subject his forces to the Polish Monarchy; however, he soon escaped to Zaporizhia, where he began organizing a new army. In 1593 he set out for Cherkasy but was soon killed.

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