Important Wars in Indian History

Here we provide all list of Important Wars in Indian History from Ancient to Modern time in detail. Also, provide a list of Year of war, a war fought between whom, who won the way, and what Treaty sign, etc. This Article helps aspirants for Railway NTPC, Group-D, SSC, and all competitive examinations.

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List of Important Wars in Indian History

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon BySignificance/ Treaties
326 BCBattle of HydapasAlexander & PorusAlexander
303 BCSeleucid Mauryan warMaurya
305 BCWar with Chandragupta

The invention of selcus Nikator

261 BCKalinga warAshok and king of KalingaAshok
1191 AD1st Battle of Tarain or

Thaneswar

Prithiviraj Chauhan

And

Mahammad Ghori

Prithiviraj

Chauhan

1192 AD2ndTarainPrithiviraj chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad GhoriEstablishment of Muslim
1215 AD3rd TarainShamshuddin Iltutmish & YaldozShamshuddin Iltutmish
1526 AD

(11 April)

1st Battle of PanipatBabar and Ibrahim LodiBabar
1527 ADBattle of KhanwahBabar and

Rana Sanga

Babar
1528 ADBattle of ChanderiBabar and Medini RaiBabar
1529 ADBattle of GhaghraBabar and AfganBabar
1539 ADBattle of ChausaHumayun and Sher Shah SuriSher shah Suri
1540 ADBattle of KanaujHumayun and Sher Shah SuriSher Shah Suri
1556 ADBattle of DelhiHemu and AkbarHemuHemu got title Vikramaditya
1556 AD

(5th Nov)

2nd Battle of PanipatHemu and Bairam Khan

(Akbar’s general)

Bairam khan
1565 ADBattle ofTalikota or

Bannihatti

Ram Raja (Vijayanagar)

And Muslim force(Bahamani kingdom)

Muslim force
1576 ADBattle of HaladighatiAkbar(Rajamansingh) and Ranapratap(Mewar)Akbar
1658 ADBattle of Dharmal and SamugarhAurangzeb and DarashikohAurangzeb
1744-48 AD1stKarnatic warFrench and EnglishFrenchTreaty of Aix-la-chepella
1750-54 AD2ndKarnatic warFrench and EnglishBritishTreaty of Pondicherry
1756-63 AD3rdKarnatic warFrench and EnglishBritishTreaty of Paris
1757 AD

Palassey

English force and Siraj-ud-DaulahEnglish
1760 ADBattle of wandiwasEnglish and FrenchEnglish
1761 AD3rdpanipatAhmed shaha Abdali and MarathasAhmed shaha AbdaliTreaty of surat
1764 ADBuxarEnglish and Mir Qauasim, shujaud-Daulh(Nawab of Oudh),Saha Alam(mugalempeor)EnglishTreaty of Allahabad
1767-691stMysoreEnglish and Mysore(Hyder Ali)Hyder AliTreaty of Madras
1780-84 AD2ndMysoreHyder Ali and Nizam, Marathas(Mysore)Hyder AliTreaty  of Mangalore
1790-92 AD3rdMysoreTipu sultan and EnglishEnglishTreaty of Sriranghapatam
1799 AD4thMysoreTipu sultan and EnglishEnglish(Tipu killed)British subjugated Mysore
1775- 82 AD1st Maratha warEnglish & Maratha MarathaTreaty of Salbai
1803- 06AD2nd  MarathaEnglish & MarathaEnglish treaty of Bassein
1817 -19AD3rd  MarathaEnglish & Maratha EnglishTreaty of Gwalior
1824-26 AD1st Burma WarBritish & BurmaBritishTreaty of Yandabo
1852-53 AD2nd Burma WarBritish & BurmaBritish
1865 AD3rd Burma WarBritish & BurmaBritishBurma becomes a part of British India
1845-46 AD

 

1st Anglo Sikh

 

British & SikhBritishTreaty of

Bhairowal

1848-49 AD

 

2nd Anglo Sikh

 

British & SikhBritishTaken Punjab

 

1849 ADBattle of CheelianwalaBritish & SikhBritish
1857 ADRevolt of 1857
1838-42AD1st Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansAfghansTripartite Treaty between Ranjit Singh, Shah Shuja & Lord Auckland
1878-80 AD2nd Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansBritish  Treaty of Peshawar, Treaty of Gandamak
1919 AD3rd  Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansAfghansTreaty of Rawalpindi
1914- 1918 ADFirst World WarAlliance of Britain, France, Russia, Italy & USA against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire & BulgariaVictory of allianceTreaty of Versailles, Saint-Germain Enlaye, Lausann, Trianon.
1939- 1945 ADSecond  World WarGermany, Italy & Japan against the alliance of Britain, France, Australia Canada, New Zealand, India, Soviet Union, China & USAWon by the alliance

 

Important Wars in Indian History: Anglo Sikh War

 

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon ByTreaties
1845-46 AD

 

1st Anglo Sikh

 

English & SikhBritishTreaty of

Bhairowal

1848-49 AD2nd Anglo Sikh

 

English & SikhBritishTaken Punjab

 

 

Important Wars in Indian History: Battle of Tarain

 

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon ByTreaties
1191 AD1st TarainPrithiviraj chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad Ghori
1192 AD2ndTarainPrithiviraj Chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad GhoriEstablishment of Muslim
1215 AD3rd TarainShamshuddin Iltutmish & YaldozShamshuddin Iltutmish

 

Important Wars: Anglo Mysore War

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon ByTreaties
1767-691st MysoreEnglish and Mysore(Hyder Ali)Hyder AliTreaty of Madras
1780-84 AD2nd MysoreHyder Ali and Nizam, Marathas(Mysore)Hyder AliTreaty  of Mangalore
1790-92 AD3rd MysoreTipu sultan and EnglishEnglishTreaty of Sriranghapatam
1799 AD4th MysoreTipu sultan and EnglishEnglish(Tipu killed)British subjugated Mysore

Important Wars in Indian History: Anglo Marathas WAR

Year War/Battle NameFought Between Won BySignificance
1775 -82 AD1st Anglo Maratha British & MarathaMarathaTreaty of Salbai
1803- 06 AD2nd Anglo MarathaBritish & MarathaBritishTreaty of Bassein, Deogaon, Surjianjangaon, Rajghat.
1817 -19 AD3rd Anglo MarathaBritish & Maratha BritishTreaty of Mandasor

Indo-Pakistan war:

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon By
1947First Kashmir WarIndia & Pakistan WarCeasefire Agreement
1965Indo-Pakistan WarIndia & Pakistan WarTashkent Declaration
1971India-Pakistan WarIndia & Pakistan WarIndia won
1999India-Pakistan WarIndia & Pakistan WarIndia regain possession of Kargil

Indo-Burma War:

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon BySignificance/Treaties
1824-261st Burma WarEnglish & BurmaBritishTreaty of Yandabo
1852-532nd Burma WarEnglish & BurmaBritish
18653rd Burma WarEnglish & BurmaBritishBurma becomes a part of British India

Anglo-Afghan Wars :

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon BySignificance/Treaties
1838-42AD1st Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansAfghansTripartite Treaty between Ranjit Singh, Shah Shuja & Lord Auckland
1878-802nd Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansBritish  Treaty of Peshawar, Treaty of Gandamak
19193rd  Anglo-Afghan WarBritish  & AfghansAfghansTreaty of Rawalpindi

World Wars :

YearWar/Battle NameFought BetweenWon BySignificance
1914- 1918First World WarAlliance of Britain, France, Russia, Italy & USA against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire & BulgariaVictory of allianceTreaty of Versailles, Saint-Germain Enlaye, Lausanne, Trianon.
1939- 1945Second  World WarGermany, Italy & Japan against the alliance of Britain, France, Australia Canada, New Zealand, India, Soviet Union, China & USAWon by the alliance

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