The Ulans (Austrian spelling) were one of the three traditional cavalry regiment type (Dragoons, Hussars, Ulans) of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The K.u.K. common army had 11 regiments, while K.K. Landwehr had another 6 . The Ulan regiments were usually recruited from Polish, Ruthene or Ukrainen population (in Galicia) but also from the German part of the Empire as well as from Croatia or Bohemia.