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50 Deadliest Battles in History on a Map

Can you name the 50 battles that had the most total casualties on either side in history?
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_battles_by_casualties
Extended operations like Operation Barbarossa are considered to be made up of several battles, but are not battles themselves.
Using the high estimate, dot size indicates casualties
Do not need to type 'Battle' or equivalents
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Year
Conflict
Casualties
Battle
1941-1944
World War II
5.5 Million
Siege of Leningrad
1942-1943
World War II
2.5 Million
Battle of Stalingrad
1258
Mongol invasions and conquests
2 Million
Siege of Baghdad
1945
World War II
1.3 Million
Battle of Berlin
1221
Mongol conquest of the Khwarazmian Empire
1.2 Million
Siege of Gurganj
1941
World War II
761,783
Battle of Kyiv
1942
World War II
662,847
First Battle of Voronezh
1614-1615
Edo Period
500,000
Siege of Osaka
1945
World War II
500,000
Battle of Manila
1948
Chinese Civil War
425,000
Siege of Changchun
1944–1945
World War II
422,000
Siege of Budapest
87–86 BC
First Mithridatic War
400,000
Siege of Athens and Piraeus
1937
World War II
398,800
Battle of Shanghai
1871
Franco-Prussian War
332,142
Siege of Paris
1914
World War I
253,000
Siege of Przemyśl
1521
Spanish conquest of Aztec Empire
240,000
Siege of Tenochtitlan
1945
World War II
240,000
Battle of Okinawa
1941–1942
World War II
236,437
Second Siege of Sevastopol
1854–1855
Crimean War
218,900
First Siege of Sevastopol
1944-1945
World War II
218,900
Battle of the Bulge
52 BC
Gallic Wars
200,000
Siege of Alesia
1937
World War II
200,000
Battle of Xinkou
1944
World War II
200,000+
Warsaw Uprising
717–718
Arab-Byzantine Wars
170,000
Siege of Constantinople
2022-
Russo-Ukrainian War
160,000+
Battle of Bakhmut
Year
Conflict
Casualties
Battle
1700
Hill States-Sikh Wars
150,000+
First Siege of Anandpur
1648–1669
Cretan War
149,739
Siege of Candia
1076
Lý-Song War
140,000
Siege of Yongzhou
1941
World War II
133,813
Siege of Odessa
1937
World War II
130,000
Battle of Taiyuan
1941
World War II
120,000+
Battle of South Shanxi
1943
World War II
115,830
Battle of West Hubei
1601–1604
Eighty Years' War
115,000
Siege of Ostend
1864
Taiping Rebellion
100,000
Third Battle of Nanking
1904-1905
Russo-Japanese War
100,000
Siege of Port Arthur
1943
World War II
100,000
Battle of Changde
1912–1913
First Balkan War
93,282
Siege of Adrianople
1099
First Crusade
90,000
Siege of Jerusalem
1099-1102
First Crusade
90,000
Siege of Tripoli
1940
World War II
88,000
Battle of Dunkirk
2022
Russo-Ukrainian War
85,200
Siege of Mariupol
1987
Iran–Iraq War
85,000
Siege of Basra
1942
World War II
84,862
Third Battle of Changsha
1939
World War II
80,000+
First Battle of Changsha
1939
World War II
75,328
Battle of Nanchang
1877
Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
75,000
Siege of Plevna
1097-1099
First Crusade
74,000
Siege of Antioch
2016-2017
War in Iraq (2013–2017)
71,355
Battle of Mosul
1864–1865
American Civil War
70,000
Siege of Petersburg
1808-1809
Peninsular War
64,000
Second Siege of Zaragoza
3 Comments
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Level 73
Jan 30, 2024
Personally, I think it's insane the Mongols have their only two in the top five.
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Level 73
Jan 30, 2024
Really sad the Siege of Liege didn't make it. "Only" 25,300 casualties.
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Level 59
Jan 30, 2024
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