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Deadliest Wars in Modern Times

Name the wars with the highest death counts in the years from 1500 till now!
source: http://commons.ch/deutsch/weltlisten
death toll numbers are the averages between the highest and lowest estimates
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Last updated: August 4, 2020
First submittedAugust 4, 2020
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Years
Death Count
Answer
1939 - 1945
58,300,000
World War II
1850 - 1864
44,700,000
Taiping Rebellion
1492 - 1691
37,000,000
Colonization of America
1914 - 1918
20,000,000
World War I
1862 - 1877
12,800,000
Dungan Revolt
1927 - 1949
8,000,000
Chinese Civil War
1917 - 1922
6,700,000
Russian Civil War
1618 - 1648
5,800,000
Thirty Years' War
Years
Death Count
Answer
1803 - 1815
4,500,000
Napoleonic Wars
1998 - 2003
3,600,000
Second Congo War
1562 - 1598
3,000,000
French Wars of Religion
1814 - 1828
2,000,000
Colonization of Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)
1955 - 1975
1,740,000
Vietnam War
1967 - 1970
1,730,000
Nigerian Civil War
1910 - 1920
1,500,000
Mexican Civil War
1950 - 1953
1,200,000
Korean War
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Level 92
Aug 4, 2020
Interesting - but please spell colonisation/colonisation correctly! (not colonilization).
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Level 74
Aug 4, 2020
Thanks for accepting this - but you are still only accepting US spelling. Please also accept English spelling.
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Level 63
Aug 4, 2020
Now everything should be fine.
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Level 80
Aug 4, 2020
Colonization of "Zulu South Africa"? I guess that's one way to describe it....
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Level 63
Aug 4, 2020
It's not the whole phrase you have to type in. Zulu or South Africa is enough. Nevertheless I changed a little bit now ...