List of revolutions and rebellions

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The storming of the Bastille, 14 July 1789, during the French Revolution.

This is a list of revolutions and rebellions.


1–999 AD


The end of the unsuccessful Peasants' Revolt in England 1381. Rebel leader Wat Tyler is killed while Richard II watches. A second image within the painting shows Richard addressing the crowd.


Bolotnikov's Battle with the Tsar's Army at Nizhniye Kotly Near Moscow by a Russian painter Ernst Lissner.
Episode of the Fronde at the Faubourg Saint-Antoine by the Walls of the Bastille
Scene from the Moscow Uprising: Natalya Naryshkina shows Ivan V to the Streltsy to prove that he well.


Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown in 1781, during the American Revolutionary War.
Depiction of the Battle of Vinegar Hill during the Irish Rebellion of 1798.
Battle at "Snake Gully" during the Haitian Revolution against French rule.


Castle Hill convict rebellion:The Battle of Vinegar Hill.
Siege of Saragossa (1809): The French assault on the San Engracia monastery.
Cheering revolutionaries during the Revolutions of 1848


Battle of the Yangtze during the Taiping Rebellion.
Confederate soldiers killed behind wall during the Battle of Chancellorsville of the American Civil War.
Paris Commune, May 29, 1871
The current Puerto Rican Flag was flown for the first time in Puerto Rico by Fidel Vélez and his men during the "Intentona de Yauco" revolt


Demonstrations in Istanbul during the Young Turk Revolution


Leaders of the 1910 revolt after the First Battle of Juárez. Seen are José María Pino Suárez, Venustiano Carranza, Francisco I. Madero (and his father), Pascual Orozco, Pancho Villa, Gustavo Madero, Raul Madero, Abraham Gonzalez, and Giuseppe Garibaldi Jr.
Establishment of Republic of China Hubei Military Government on October 11, 1911, the day after Wuchang Uprising
1917 – Execution at Verdun sometime in 1916



Soldiers assembled in front of the Throne Hall, Siam, 24 June 1932


Patrol of Lieut. Stanisław Jankowski ("Agaton") from Battalion Pięść, 1 August 1944: "W-hour" (17:00)
The PLA enters Beijing in the Pingjin Campaign and control the later capital of PRC


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Newsreel scenes in Spanish of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party Revolts of the 1950s here
Barricades in Algiers. "Long live Massu" (Vive Massu) is written on the banner. (January 1960)
Raúl Castro (left), with his arm around second-in-command, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, in their Sierra de Cristal Mountain stronghold in Oriente Province Cuba, 1958.


Portuguese soldiers in Angola


Khomeini returns to Iran after 14 years exile on February 1, 1979



Russian Mil Mi-8 helicopter downed by Chechens near Grozny, December 1994



Tahrir Square protest during the Arab Spring in Egypt
A line of riot police in the city of Kiev during the Ukrainian revolution.
Ferguson unrest during the first wave of the Ferguson riots.

See also


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