Important Battles Fought In India

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Battles fought in India between 1700-1800

1707:          Battle of Khed was a one of the historically significant battles fought in India in which Tara Bai defeated by Shahu

1739:          Battle of Karnal. The Mughal army defeated by Nadir Shah

1740:          Battle of Gharia. notable among Battles fought in India between Sarfaraz Khan, Nawab of Bengal, and Alivardi Khan yvas killed.

1746-48:    First Carnatic War. One of the important battles fought in India was between French and British forces. Madras was captured by French but returned to the English by he Treaty of Aix-la-Chappalle. It is famous for the battle of St. Thome, in which a small French army defeated the Nawab’s large force

1749-54:    Second Carnatic War. Initially the French under Dupleix had some successes but at last the English got a hold

1758-63:    Third Carnatic War. French captured Fort St. David in 1758, but suffered badly at Wandiwash (1760)

1757:          Battle of Plassey. The Englhish forces under Robert Clive defeated the army of Siraj-ud-daula

1761:          Third battle of Panipat. Marathas were defeated by Ahmad shah Abdali

1764:          Battle of Buxar, The English under Munro defeated Mir Qasim, the Nawab of Bengal, Shuja-ud-daula, Nawab of Avadh, and Shah Alam II, the Mughal emperor

Battles Fought In India - Battle of Buxar

1767-69:    First Anglo-Mysore War. Contested between Haider Ali and the British

1770:          Battle of Udgir. The Nizam was defeated by the Marathas

1775:          Battle of Sindkhed, among battles fought in India between the Marathas and the Nizam. The Nizam was forced to surrender some territories

1752-82:    First Anglo-Maratha War. The British army was defeated. The humiliating convention of Wadgoan (1779) was concluded. Peace was at last restored by the Treaty of Salbai (1782)

1780-84:    Second Anglo-Mysore War. Haider Ali died in the battle (1782) and the field was taken by his son Tipu sultan. The war was concluded by the Treaty of Mangalore (1784)

1789-92:    Third Anglo-Mysore War. Tipu Sultan was defeated (1792). The war came to a close with the Treaty of Seringa patam

1799:          Fourth Anglo-Mysore War. Tipu died fighting

Battles fought in India between 1800-1900

1803-06:    Second Anglo-Maratha war. The Marathas were defeated by the British

1814-16:    Nepalese War. Between the English and the Gurkhas. The war came to an end with the Treaty of Sagauli

1817-19:    Third Anglo-Maratha war. The Marathas were badly defeated by the British

1824-26:    First Anglo-Burmese War. The British defeated the Burmese. Peace was restored by the Treaty of Yandahboo

1839-42:    First Anglo-Afghan War. The Afghan ruler Dost Muhammad was defeated by the English

1845-46:    First Anglo-Sikh War. The Sikhs were defeated by the English. The war was ended by the Treaty of Lahore

1848-49:    Second Anglo-Sikh War. Sikhs were defeated and Punjab was annexed by the British

1852:          Second Anglo-Burmese War. The English were successful

1865:          Third Anglo-Burmese War. The English annexed Burma

1878-80:    Second Anglo-Afghan war. The English suffered losses

Battle fought in India after 1900

1919-21:    Third Anglo-Afghan War. The English though victorious did not benefit from the war.


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