Poroshenko introduced to the Latin version of the Constitution of Pylyp Orlyk

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited the Latin version of the Constitution of Philip Orlik, which is stored in the State archives of Sweden and other documents on the history of Ukrainian Cossacks.

«This is one of the first Constitutions on the European continent, as well as the symbol of the Cossack state and democracy. It is very important for Ukrainians», — quotes Poroshenko a press-service of the President of Ukraine on Monday, November 14.

Reportedly, the Latin version of the Constitution of Philip Orlik and dated 1710, and consists of 13 pages. According to the employees of the store, the document pays a lot of attention. It is stored in a separate safe where there is a permanent regime of moisture and temperature.

In the Swedish archival and Museum institutions also relics associated with the activities of Philip Orlik. Among them is the Mace that is in the Cabinet of curiosities Germany library, and the only known original copy of the Constitution in the State archive of Sweden.

We will remind, in June 2011 in the Swedish city of Kristianstad, where for some time he lived Pylyp Orlyk, was inaugurated a monument to the prominent Ukrainian Hetman.




Poroshenko introduced to the Latin version of the Constitution of Pylyp Orlyk 15.11.2016

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