|Died||18 April 1859|
|Monuments||Tatya Tope Memorial|
|Organization||Hindu Janajagruti Samiti|
|Movement||Indian Rebellion of 1857|
Tope was a close associate of Nana Sahib. Tope and Sahib led the Indian forces in the Siege of Cawnpore. The British East India Company surrendered and were told they could have safe passage. But they were attacked by Indian forces and all but 210 women and children were killed.
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- Indian History, ed. V.K. Agnihotri (New Deli: Allied Publishers, 2010), p. C-418
- "Tantia Topi". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
- "18 April 1859: Tatya Tope, leader of 1857 Indian Rebellion, died". Maps of India. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
- "Siege of Cawnpore – a summary". History in an Hour. Retrieved January 22, 2017.