List of peasant revolts
This is a chronological list of conflicts in which peasants played a significant role.
History of peasant wars spans over a period of over two thousand years.A variety of reasons, fueled the emerg...
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Peasants' Revolt
The Peasants' Revolt, also called Wat Tyler's Rebellion or the Great Rising, was a major uprising across large parts of England in 1381. The revolt had various causes, including the socio-economic and...
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Peasants' War
This is a chronological list of conflicts in which peasants played a significant role.
History of peasant wars spans over a period of over two thousand years.A variety of reasons, fueled the emerg...
Peasants' War - Wikipedia
Popular revolt in late-medieval Europe
Popular revolts in late medieval Europe were uprisings and rebellions by (typically) peasants in the countryside, or the bourgeois in towns, against nobles, abbots and kings during the upheavals of th...
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Taiping Rebellion
The Taiping Rebellion was a massive civil war in southern China from 1850 to 1864, against the ruling Manchu Qing dynasty. It was a millenarian movement led by Hong Xiuquan, who announced that he ha...
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Chityala Ailamma
Chityala Ailamma or Chakali Ailamma was an Indian revolutionary leader during the Telangana Rebellion. She revolted against the feudal lord, Zamindar Ramachandra Reddy, known as Visnoor Deshmukh, to s...
John Wrawe
John Wrawe (d. 1382) was a rebel leader during the English Peasants' Revolt.
At the start of the Peasants' Revolt in June 1381, John Wrawe, a former chaplain, marched north from Essex towards the...
Diggers
The Diggers were a group of Protestant radicals, sometimes seen as forerunners to modern anarchism, and also associated with Agrarian socialism, begun by Gerrard Winstanley as True Levellers in 1649, ...
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Galician slaughter
The Galician Slaughter, also known as the Peasant Uprising of 1846 or the Szela uprising (German: Galizisches Gemetzel; Polish: Rzeź galicyjska or Rabacja galicyjska), was a two-month uprisin...
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Peasant revolt in Flanders 1323–28
The Peasant revolt in Flanders 1323–1328 was a popular revolt in late medieval Europe. Beginning as a series of scattered rural riots in late 1323, peasant insurrection escalated into a full-scale reb...
Peasant revolt in Flanders 1323–28 - Wikipedia
Dalecarlian Rebellions
The Dalecarlian Rebellions were a series of Swedish rebellion which took place in Dalarna in Sweden: The First Dalecarlian Rebellion in 1524-1525, The Second Dalecarlian Rebellion in 1527–1528, and Th...
Dalecarlian Rebellions - Wikipedia
Green armies
The Green armies, Green Army (Russian: Зелёная Армия), or Greens (Russian: Зелёные) were armed peasant groups which fought against all governments in the Russian Civil War. They fought to protect thei...
Revolt of Horea, Cloșca and Crișan
The Revolt of Horea, Cloșca and Crișan (31 October 1784 – 14 December 1784) began in Zarand County, Transylvania, but it soon spread throughout all Transylvania and the Apuseni Mountains.The leaders w...
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Swiss peasant war of 1653
The Swiss peasant war of 1653 was a popular revolt in the Old Swiss Confederacy at the time of the Ancien Régime. A devaluation of Bernese money caused a tax revolt that spread from the Entlebuch vall...
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Battle of Hemmingstedt
The Battle of Hemmingstedt took place on February 17, 1500 south of the village of Hemmingstedt, near the present village of Epenwöhrden, in the western part of present-day Schleswig-Holstein, Germany...
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Uprising of Ivaylo
The Uprising of Ivaylo (Bulgarian: Въстанието на Ивайло) was a rebellion of the Bulgarian peasantry against the incompetent rule of emperor Constantine Tikh and the Bulgarian nobility. The revolt ...
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Black Company
The Black Company or the Black Troops (German: Schwarze Haufen) was a unit of Franconian mercenaries during the Peasants' Revolt in the 1520s, during the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
The...
Fukushima Incident
The Fukushima Incident was a political tumult which took place in Fukushima Prefecture in 1882.The incident started with the appointment of Mishima Michitsune as governor. His rule was contested by tw...
Makhdoom Mohiuddin
Makhdoom Mohiuddin (Urdu: مخدوم محی الدین, Telugu : మఖ్దూం మొహియుద్దీన్) or Abu Sayeed Mohammad Makhdoom Mohiuddin Huzri (4 February 1908 – 25 August 1969) was an Urdu poet and Marxist political ...
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Bulavin Rebellion
The Bulavin Rebellion (Astrakhan Revolt) is the name given to a war of Don Cossacks against Imperial Russia between the years 1707 and 1708. The war was led by Kondraty Bulavin, a democratically elec...
Eight of Santa Maria Novella
The Eight of Santa Maria Novella were a radical group involved in the Ciompi Revolt in Florence in 1378.
In 1378, revolt broke out in Florence. After the ciompi (wool carders) had taken the Palace...
Han Xian (Han Dynasty)
Han Xian (died 197) was the leader of the White Wave Bandits during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history. He was a close friend of cavalry commander Yang Feng. When Li Jue and Guo Si held Em...
German Peasants' War
The German Peasants' War, Great Peasants' War or Great Peasants' Revolt (German: Deutscher Bauernkrieg) was a widespread popular revolt in the German-speaking areas of Central Europe, 1524–1525. I...
German Peasants' War - Wikipedia
Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of Peasants
Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of Peasants (German: Wider die Mordischen und Reubischen Rotten der Bawren) is a piece written by Martin Luther, related to the German Peasants' War. Beginn...
1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre
89°09′58″W / 13.666°N 89.166°W / 13.666; -89.166The 1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre occurred on January 22 of that year, in the western departments of El Salvador when a bri...
1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre - Wikipedia
Khotin Uprising
The Uprising of Khotin was an insurrection by Ukrainians in northern Bessarabia less than a year after its Union with the Romanian Kingdom, on January 23–February 1, 1919. The city of Khotin (Ukrainia...