Top 10 Greatest Revolutions
Was there really any competition? Seriously, this is the mutha of all revolutions! The revolt to end all! No one else is gonna take the cake.
The french revolution was the worst know doubt it killed about 40,000 people in the reign of terror sure america wanted independence but the french wanted a republic so vive le france
It had to of been some cake.
The most significant, the modern era has unfolded in the shadow of the French Revolution
The American Revolution is truly something. In that time frame, Great Britain had a very good army, and thus, an advantage. Not to mention that it was a trigger for the French Revolution.
It is what gave the USA independence and started one of the biggest countries in the world.
Lets be frank. After this point, the world began to change.
This is the revolution that made history and most known and it's my favorite because one of my favorite historical heroes participated and was part of the revolution and that hero is Marquis de lafayette. Many events happened in there.
Started in 1917 during World War One, the Bolsheviks overthrew the officers in their own Imperial Army and then overthrew Czar Nicholas II to take over Moscow. And thus the Soviet Union was born.
Thanks to the Russian revolution, a strong state of the 20th century-the USSR was created!
Workers of the world, Unite!
For you have nothing to lose, but chains!
The greatest, most influential event in history.
This revolution is always lost in the mix bacause it happened around the same time that World War 1 was being raged.
Whilst the Belgiuns, French and British were fighting the Austrians and Germans, while the Turks were fighting the Arabs, The Mexicans were overthrowing their Spanish dictators.
Killed at least 2,000,000 more than the American Revolution and didn't look like it would end for the Mexicans.
Every revolution have an influence, but this one was totally different.
Incredible part of Cuban and modern history. It turned Cuba into one dictatorship to the other and forever changed the lives of the Cuban people both negatively and positively. It also strengthen the cold war and led to the Cuban Missle Crisis which made the world hold its breath for thirteen days. It brought new stories, new faces and a a new live for over 10 million people in a now one-party communist island.
Although it's a controverial and highly divisive topic for most, this is the mother of revolutions in Latin America and the Third World. It transformed a small caribbean country into a notable player in the world stage and a heavy contributor to the Cold War by aiding world-wide national liberation movements and revolutions throughout the Third World. This revolution changed the face of Latin America and the Third World forever.
It spawned one of the most influencial faces in latin america (che guevera and fidel castro) and made cuba a country so different from any other nation in the world. This revolution was just the begining of some Cold War events and remains one of modern history's most important events.
Changed the balance of power to bring in a third party to the right left historic battles
It is the only nation to fight the british closet to home and win freedom
Glorious Revolution was an actual revolution because it literally specified the meaning of overthrow which relates when people overthrew Kingship and adopted and promoted Parliamentary system
Think about it, how awesome is it that slaves beat the mighty French army, brilliant
The Egyptian Revolution has to be in the top 10! I for one do not believe the revolution ended when Mubarak stepped own, it is still going on and saw two regimes topple in three years! This revolution is also massively influential (along with the rest of the arab spring) because of how well it was documented on video-camera, social media and through the music that is played (particularly Ramy Essam "the singer of the revolution" in Egypt).
I think the Egyptian revolution is one of man kinds most astonishing, it is still going on and I dislike how most people only consider the ousting of Mubarak as the revolution. This revolution showed us the largest protest the world has ever seen, so I think it needs t be in the top 10!
It is one off the best revolutions in the 21st century, because it started from nothing to dissolving the regime in only two weeks without any plan or a leader.
" The only revolution that succeded in 1800-1850" - A small country gained independence from an empire!
Despite how it's difficult to comprehend this. The agricultural revolution truly divided humanity from the animal world. As we were able to manipulate our environment, we could reproduce until we run out of resources. Without this we all would be nothing, but naked men and women hunting and gathering.
In 1920 the Iraqi people could build their country by them selves after the revolution