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The Rebellion of 1857
Article on The Rebellion of 1857. 1.The Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Indian Mutiny, was a widespread rebellion that broke out across northern and central India against British rule. The rebellion began on May 10, 1857, when Indian soldiers, or sepoys, in the British East India Company's army rose up against their British officers. The rebellion quickly spread to other parts of the country and was fueled by a combination of factors, including resentment towards British rule, religious tensions, and economic grievances.