Great Jedi Purge
The Great Jedi Purge is a fictional historical event in the Star Wars space opera series created by George Lucas. It is a major plot element and turning point in the 2005 film Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and is referenced and represented countless times in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. In the film, the Jedi are nearly killed to extinction by the Clone Army of the Republic, on the order of Darth Sidious. Obi-Wan Kenobi an Yoda are among a few known surviving Jedi.