Na wiosnę roku sułtan Osman II ruszył na Rzeczpospolitą, osobiście prowadząc wojsko. We wrześniu Turcy stanęli pod Chocimiem. Polakom przyszło się. Battle of Chocim: Osman II: Realizing that his defeat at Chocim (Khotin, Ukraine) in largely stemmed from the lack of discipline and the degeneracy of the. Category:Battle of Khotyn () Start time, 2 September End time, 9 Jan Karol Chodkiewicz in Chocim jpg × ; 77 KB.

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That opposition resulted in the rebellion of janissaries inin which Osman II was deposed and killed.

Views Read Edit View history. The Commonwealth was relatively uninvolved in this war but the Polish King Sigismund III Vasa sent an elite and ruthless mercenary unit, the Lisowczycyto aid his Habsburg allies in Vienna, since his brother-in-law was the Emperor. Battle of Khotyn, Polski: Battles involving the Ottoman Empire by era. Cavalry chicim were especially crucial because the Commonwealth relied heavily on its elite Polish Hussars and Cossacks.

The Sipahi could not withstand the charge and they retreated chaotically. In consequence, only a few hundred Moldavian supporters appeared in the Commonwealth camp.

The Ottoman army had about 66 heavy guns. The Tatar force took Commonwealth defenders by surprise, taking many prisoners. It is not to be confused with the Battle of Khotyn He led the attack personally. It later became part of the Principality of Halych and its successor, Halych-Volhynia. This page was last edited on 16 Julyat Retrieved from ” https: In Poland, meantime, the Sejmshaken by the previous year’s defeat, agreed to raise taxes and fund a larger army, as well as to recruit a large number of Cossack allies.

The following 2 pages uses this file: That attempt led to a revolt in Constantinople by the army, madrasa religious school students and wealthy merchants in Mayat the end of which Sultan Osman II was deposed and killed by the leaders of the mob. The Battle of Khotyn was the largest battle in the history of the Polish Commonwealth to date, and it was proclaimed as a great victory over the ‘ heathens ‘.


Ottomans losses amounted more than killed and Polish losses amounted to 30 killed. They stormed into the Polish entrenchments and cut down about a hundred infantrymen. The janissaries were repulsed, but a new assault was expected.

The Ottomans planned for a war inwhile Commonwealth Sejm denied most funds the hetmans had asked for. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. On August 31, Ottoman cavalry, in turn, struck at the Cossack forces outside camp. And our men pursued them hitting and killing them as far as the camp of the Turks.

The fortress was behind the fortifications and Dniester River bordered the fortifications. Additionally, the Ottomans were aggravated by the constant raids by Cossacksthen nominally subjects of the Commonwealth, across the border into Ottoman territories. On the 10 September, near Cecora, the Commonwealth army encountered the Tatar and Ottoman forces 13,which had been sent by the Ottoman sultan to help Gabriel Bethlen in his struggle against the Habsburgs.

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Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. On 24 September, a few days before the siege was to be lifted, the aged Grand Hetman died of exhaustion and illness in the camp. In addition, two fortified camps were set in front of the main defence line: These field works were designed to allow the use of cavalry counterattacks.

At noon, the Ottoman soldiers stormed the Polish choim, which had not been attacked so far. Osman also attempted to isolate the camp by blocking their access to the nearby Dniester River.

Battle of Chocim

In the peoples’ coffee houses in Istanbul up to the end of the 19th century public storytellers used to relate the tales, many in poetry form, of the exploits of Young Osman including Khotin and his tragic demise. On 18 September, at night, Cossacks stormed into the Ottoman camp on the Dniester.



Having already lost Grand Hetman Chodkiewicz during the battle, the Commonwealth soon lost another of its most notable military figures of the early 17th century in Hetman of Registered Cossacks Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny, who couldn’t recover from battle injuries and died several months later.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. It reversed the fortunes of the previous year, when Commonwealth weakness led to the signing of the Treaty of Buchachand allowed John Sobieski to win the upcoming royal election and become the king of Poland.

This article is about the battle that occurred in C. Khotin was conquered and controlled by many states, hcocim in many name changes. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain cocim of art are public domain “.

The army entered Moldavia in September. At the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century, the magnates of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth intervened in the affairs of Moldaviawhich was—and had been since its conquest by Mehmed II in the 15th century—a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire.

Around 10, Ottomans moved to attack, but then Chodkiewicz counterattacked with three squadrons of hussars and one squadron of reitersa total of between and men. Chocmi is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. This was a prelude on things to come. By September 2, the main Ottoman army had arrived, and the siege began the day after the Cossacks joined the Polish camp. Other name variations include Chotynor Choczim especially in Polish.