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Henry Havelock (1795-1857) Sunderland/England
English Major General who took part in several military campaigns in British India.
Known for his role in brutally suppressing the Indian rebellion of 1857. Havelock sieged and retook the city of Kanpur from anti-Empire rebels and massacred its occupiers. In the conflict as a whole, 800,000 Indians were killed by British troops.