6 Real Life Massacres Worse Than The Uchiha Clan Massacre

5. Massacre of the Latins

Date: April 1182
Deaths: Tens of thousands

The Massacre of the Latins was a large-scale massacre of the Roman Catholic or “Latin” inhabitants of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, by the Eastern Orthodox population of the city in April 1182.

The Roman Catholics of Constantinople at that time dominated the city’s maritime trade and financial sector.

Although precise numbers are unavailable, the bulk of the Latin community, estimated at over 60,000 at the time, was wiped out or forced to flee.

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