List of peasant revolts

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Background[edit]

History of peasant wars spans over a period of over two thousand years.A variety of reasons, fueled the emergence of the peasant revolt phenomenon including:

Later peasant revolts such as the Telangana Rebellion were also influenced by agrarian socialist ideologies.

The majority of peasant rebellions ended prematurely and were unsuccessful. Peasants suffered from limited funding and lacked the training and organisational capabilities of professional armies.[1]

Chronological list[edit]

This is a chronological list of conflicts in which peasants played a significant role.

The list gives the name, the date, the peasant allies and enemies, and the result of these conflicts following this legend:

      Peasant victory
      Peasant defeat
      Another result (e.g. a treaty or peace without a clear result, status quo ante bellum, result unknown or indecisive)
      Ongoing conflict
Date Conflict State Peasants Result Image
209 BC Dazexiang Uprising Qin dynasty Peasants under Chen Sheng and Wu Guang Qin victory
184–205 Yellow Turban Rebellion Han dynasty Yellow Turban rebels Han victory
3rd – 5th century Bagaudae Roman Empire Bagaudae
Suebi
Collapse of the Roman Empire
841–843 Stellinga Uprising Saxon nobility Stellinga Suppression of the rebellion
928–932 Basil the Copper Hand Rebellions Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire Peasants under Basil the Copper Hand Suppression of the rebellion
1277–1280 Uprising of Ivaylo Coat of arms of the Second Bulgarian Empire.svg Bulgarian nobility
Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire
Golden Horde flag 1339.svg Golden Horde
Coat of arms of the Second Bulgarian Empire.svg Peasants under Ivaylo Murder of Ivaylo
1323–1328 Peasant revolt in Flanders France Ancient.svg Kingdom of France Flemish Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1343–1346 St. George's Night Uprising Den tyske ordens skjold.svg Teutonic Order
Denmark Kingdom of Denmark
Estonian Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1358 Jacquerie France Ancient.svg Kingdom of France French Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1381 Peasants' Revolt Royal Coat of Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Kingdom of England English peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1382 Harelle France Ancient.svg Kingdom of France French Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1437 Budai Nagy Antal Revolt Coa Hungary Country History Mathias Corvinus (1458-1490) big.svg Kingdom of Hungary Transylvanian Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1441 Funen and Jutland Peasant rebellions Denmark Kingdom of Denmark Danish Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1450 Jack Cade Revolt Royal Coat of Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Kingdom of England English Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1450–1451 John and William Merfold's Uprising Royal Coat of Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Kingdom of England English Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1478 Carinthian peasant revolt Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1517).svg Ottoman Empire Carinthian Peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1488–1582 Ikkō-ikki Uprisings Samurai Ikkō-ikki Dissolution of the sect
1498–1878 Opryshky movement Alex K Kingdom of Poland-flag.svg Kingdom of Poland
Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg Holy Roman Empire
Ukrainian peasants Suppression of the movement
1511 Friulian Revolt Flag of Most Serene Republic of Venice.svg Republic of Venice Friulian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1514 Poor Conrad Rebellion Wuerttemberg Banner.svg Duchy of Württemberg Württemberg peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1514 György Dózsa Rebellion Coa Hungary Country History Mathias Corvinus (1458-1490) big.svg Kingdom of Hungary Hungarian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1515 Slovene peasant revolt Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg Holy Roman Empire Slovene peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1515–1523 Frisian peasant rebellion Blason fr Bourgogne.svg Habsburg Netherlands Frisian flag.svg Arumer Zwarte Hoop
Armoiries Gueldre.svg Charles II, Duke of Guelders
Suppression of the rebellion
1524–1525 German Peasants' War Flag of the Swabian League.svg Swabian League German peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1524–1533 Dalecarlian Rebellions Armoiries Suède moderne.svg Sweden Dalarna peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1525 Palatine Peasants' War Flag of The Electoral Palatinate (1604).svg Electoral Palatinate Palatine peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1534 Skipper Clement's Rebellion National Coat of arms of Denmark no crown.svg Christian III
Armoiries Suède moderne.svg Sweden
Danish Peasants under Skipper Clement
National Coat of arms of Denmark no crown.svg Christian II
Suppression of the rebellion
1540 Peasant's Rebellion in Telemark Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark–Norway Norwegian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1542–1543 Dacke War Armoiries Suède moderne.svg Sweden Småland peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1549 Kett's Rebellion Royal Coat of Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Kingdom of England English peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1573 Croatian–Slovene peasant revolt Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg Holy Roman Empire Slovene peasants
Croatian peasants
Suppression of the rebellion
1596–1597 Cudgel War Sweden Sweden Finnish peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1606–1607 Bolotnikov Rebellion Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia Russian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1626–1636 Peasants' War in Upper Austria Electoral Standard of Bavaria (1623-1806).svg Electorate of Bavaria Austrian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1637–1638 Shimabara Rebellion Flag of the Tokugawa Shogunate.svg Tokugawa shogunate
Netherlands Dutch Empire
Christian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1651 Kostka-Napierski Uprising Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Polish peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1653 Swiss peasant war of 1653 Early Swiss cross.svg Republic of the Swiss Swiss peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1667–1671 Spepan Razin Rebellion Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia Russian peasants
Don Cossacks
Suppression of the rebellion
1707–1708 Bulavin Rebellion Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia Russian peasants
Don Cossacks
Suppression of the rebellion
1773–1775 Pugachev's Rebellion Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire Russian peasants
Don Cossacks
Suppression of the rebellion
1784 Revolt of Horea, Cloșca and Crișan  Austrian Empire Romanian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1790 Saxon Peasants' Revolt Saxony Saxon peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1798 Peasants' War France French Republic Benelux peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1798 Tyrolean Rebellion France French Empire
 Bavaria
Saxony
 Napoleonic Italy
Tyrolean peasants
 Austria
Suppression of the rebellion
1809 Gottscheer Rebellion France First French Empire Austrian Empire Gottschee German peasants
Slovene peasants
Suppression of the rebellion
1834 Palestinian Peasant Revolt Flag of Egypt 1826-1867 and 1881-1914.png Egypt Eyalet Palestinian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1846 Galician slaughter  Austrian Empire Kosynierzy Suppression of the rebellion
1850–1864 Taiping Rebellion  Qing dynasty Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Suppression of the rebellion
1858 Mahtra War Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire Estonian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1884 Chichibu Incident Flag of the Tokugawa Shogunate.svg Tokugawa Shogunate Japanese peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1894–1895 Donghak Peasant Revolution  Japan
Korean Empire Joseon Dynasty
Korean peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1907 1907 Romanian Peasants' Revolt Flag of Romania.svg Kingdom of Romania Romanian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1914 Peasant Revolt in Albania Flag of Albania (1914-1920).svg Principality of Albania
Catholic Militia
Muslim peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1920–1921 Tambov Rebellion Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Russian SFSR Green armies Suppression of the rebellion
1932 Lesko uprising Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg Second Polish Republic Polish peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre  El Salvador Salvadoran peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1946–1951 Telangana Rebellion Hyderabad landlords Hyderabad peasants Goals of the rebellion achieved
1950 Cazin rebellion Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavian peasants Suppression of the rebellion
1970s 1970s peasant revolts in Thailand  Thailand Thai peasants Peasant leaders assassinated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [lang=1&cHash=f8911ce32f21435e54b5720e3e9db0f7 "Peasant Rebellions"]. Danmarkshistorien-Aarhus University. Retrieved 20 October 2014.