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Oleksander Osetsky
Олександр Осецький
June 24, 1873 – February 26, 1937
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Oleksander Osetsky
Place of birth Kremenets, Volhynian Governorate (then in the Russian Empire)
Place of death Paris, France
Allegiance Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukrainian
Service/branch Ukrainian National Republic
Rank Otaman

Oleksander Osetsky (Ukrainian: Олександр Осецький) (June 24, 1873 Kremenets, Volhynian Governorate, now Ternopil Oblast – February 26, 1937 Paris) was a Ukrainian military officer. He was a general in the army of the Ukrainian People's Republic (UNR).

From 1914 to 1918, during the First World War, he served in and commanded a regiment in the Imperial Russian Army and reached the rank of Brigadier General. When the Russian Revolution broke out in 1917, he joined the UNR Army. He served as a commander in the Poltava region, commander of the Railroad Guard Corps under the Hetman government, and commander of the Kholm Group on the Polish front in 1919, during the Polish-Ukrainian War. From December 1918 to January 1919 he was minister of defense of the Ukrainian People's Republic, and then the UNR Army otaman. In 1920 he headed a UNR military-diplomatic mission to Belgium. He emigrated to France and died in Paris in 1937.

Preceded by
Oleksander Hrekov
General Bulawa
Deputy Chief Otaman

? - August 1919
Succeeded by
Mykola Yunakiv



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