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 Velichko Samuel Vasilyevich 

General data:

11.02.1670 - 1728

Place of birth: Zhuki village, Poltava Hundred, Poltava Regiment, Vsko Zaporizhzhya (Nina Poltava region, Poltava region, Ukraine)

Studied in: Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv Regiment, Zaporizhia Army (since 1992 National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) (1690);

Key interests: history of astronomy


Biography:

He was born February 11, 1670 in the Zguki village of the Poltava Hundred of the Poltava Regiment Vigysk of Zaporizhzhya (now the Poltava region of the Poltava region of Ukraine). He came from a Cossack clan that had Khazar roots.

He studied at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy before 1690. In addition to Ukrainian, he knew Latin, German and Polish.

In 1690 he began to serve in the home of the clerk Vasyl Kochubey, was his nobleman, that is, served "in all sorts of domestic affairs", and most of all a clerk. V. Kochubey entrusted him with special assignment, including "in the most necessary and secret at that time military affairs", even those that went to the king, and digital (encrypted) to the owners of the Wallachian and Muntian. He served in this status for 15 years and at the beginning of 1705 he was inducted into the General Army, the Chancery, where he served as Senior Chancellor for 4 years, that is, until the fall of Hetman I. Mazepa. He participated in his campaigns, in particular through the Right-Bank Ukraine with an assisting army to help the Poles after the uprising of S. Pali in 1701-1702. At the end of 1708 he was arrested and imprisoned as a man close to I. Mazepa. It is believed that he was imprisoned in 1715 with the assistance of his son V. Kochubey. Since then he lived in the Zguki village and Dykanka village in Poltava region, where the Kochubey estates were. In the Zguki village wrote a chronicle, the first volume of which dates of 1720. Immediately taught adolescents writing. As he worked on the second volume of the chronicle, he began to lose sight.

He died, according to some reports, after 1728, although he has no official data, in his native village.

Historian, author of the Cossack Chronicle in two volumes, covering the period from 1648 to 1700, which, unfortunately, is not fully preserved. In the chronicle, in particular, he gives an excerpt from Astronomy by T. F. Orminsky, who was Krakow astronomer. His last work, Cosmography, was translated from German into Ukrainian in 1728. It was a kind of encyclopedia of the culture, geography and history of different peoples.




Main publications:
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Sources:
  1  ukma.edu.ua
  2  . . ̲ ˲
  3  ru.wikipedia.org
  4  , //, . Va (1892): , . 849

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