An Lushan - Rebellion

Rebellion

The An Lushan Rebellion spanned from December 16, 755 to February 17, 763. During this time, the registered population fell by 33 - 36 million, making it the second deadliest war in history.

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Types of Rebellion
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Falkes De Breauté - Rebellion
... The failure of de Breauté and his allies gave the advantage to de Burgh, who in February 1224 ordered de Breauté to give up Plympton and Bedford castles, rejecting his claim that Plympton Castle was part of his wife's inheritance ... De Breauté refused to give the castles up, and in response the royal court sent justices to his land with a fake charge of Breach of the Peace ...
Ding Ruchang - Early Life
... He joined the Taiping Rebellion in 1854, but he later surrendered with Cheng Xuechi in the Battle of Anqing in 1861, and defected to the imperial cause ... Li Hongzhang’s Huai Army as a cavalryman to help suppress the Taiping Rebellion, serving with Liu Mingchuan ... Afterwards, he was active in helping suppress the Nien Rebellion, and was awarded with the equivalent in rank to colonel ...

Famous quotes containing the word rebellion:

    O make me a mask and a wall to shut from your spies
    Of the sharp, enamelled eyes and the spectacled claws
    Rape and rebellion in the nurseries of my face....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    The one point on which all women are in furious secret rebellion against the existing law is the saddling of the right to a child with the obligation to become the servant of a man.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)