Which conflict commenced in 755 CE and is considered by many to be the deadliest ever in human history until that point?

Answer: The An Lushan Rebellion (755 – 763 CE), a major uprising against the imperial rule of the Chinese Tang Dynasty. While eventually put down by Tang forces, estimates suggest the conflict could have killed around thirteen million people.

Source: The Scientific Sublime by Alan G. Gross

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