The war which occurred in 1642 at Kaifeng, China, when anti-Ming rebels under command of Li Tzucheng destroyed the seawall there, killing more than 300,000 people in the ensuing flood.
- List of deadliest floods – Wikipedia
This is a list consisting of the deadliest floods worldwide with a minimum of 50 deaths.
- 1642 Yellow River flood – Wikipedia
The 1642 Yellow River flood or Kaifeng flood was a man-made disaster that principally affected Kaifeng and Xuzhou.
- Disasters Of The World: Kaifeng Flood- 1642 China
Kaifeng, a prefecture-level city in eastern Henan province, People’s Republic of China, located along the southern bank of the Yellow River, was flooded in 1642 by the Ming Dynasty army with water from the Yellow River to prevent the peasant rebel Li Zicheng from taking over.
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The 1642 Yellow River flood or Kaifeng flood was a man-made disaster principally located in Kaifeng now a prefecture-level city in the People’s Republic of China’s Henan province and a former capital of China and Xuzhou.