Khlopko

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Khlopko

 

(also Khlopok, Khlopa). Dates of birth and death unknown. The leader of bondmen and peasant serfs in the Khlopko Uprising of 1603 in Russia, Khlopko was severely wounded in bitter fighting near Moscow in Septmeber 1603, taken prisoner, and probably executed.

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