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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

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Significance/ Treaties
326 BC Battle of Hydapas Alexander & Porus Alexander
303 BC Seleucid Mauryan war Maurya
305 BC War with Chandragupta

The invention of selcus Nikator

261 BC Kalinga war Ashok and king of Kalinga Ashok
1191 AD 1st Battle of Tarain or

Thaneswar

Prithiviraj Chauhan

And

Mahammad Ghori

Prithiviraj

Chauhan

1192 AD 2ndTarain Prithiviraj chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad Ghori Establishment of Muslim
1215 AD 3rd Tarain Shamshuddin Iltutmish & Yaldoz Shamshuddin Iltutmish
1526 AD

(11 April)

1st Battle of Panipat Babar and Ibrahim Lodi Babar
1527 AD Battle of Khanwah Babar and

Rana Sanga

Babar
1528 AD Battle of Chanderi Babar and Medini Rai Babar
1529 AD Battle of Ghaghra Babar and Afgan Babar
1539 AD Battle of Chausa Humayun and Sher Shah Suri Sher shah Suri
1540 AD Battle of Kanauj Humayun and Sher Shah Suri Sher Shah Suri
1556 AD Battle of Delhi Hemu and Akbar Hemu Hemu got title Vikramaditya
1556 AD

(5th Nov)

2nd Battle of Panipat Hemu and Bairam Khan

(Akbar’s general)

Bairam khan
1565 AD Battle ofTalikota or

Bannihatti

Ram Raja (Vijayanagar)

And Muslim force(Bahamani kingdom)

Muslim force
1576 AD Battle of Haladighati Akbar(Rajamansingh) and Ranapratap(Mewar) Akbar
1658 AD Battle of Dharmal and Samugarh Aurangzeb and Darashikoh Aurangzeb
1744-48 AD 1stKarnatic war French and English French Treaty of Aix-la-chepella
1750-54 AD 2ndKarnatic war French and English British Treaty of Pondicherry
1756-63 AD 3rdKarnatic war French and English British Treaty of Paris
1757 AD

Palassey

English force and Siraj-ud-Daulah English
1760 AD Battle of wandiwas English and French English
1761 AD 3rdpanipat Ahmed shaha Abdali and Marathas Ahmed shaha Abdali Treaty of surat
1764 AD Buxar English and Mir Qauasim, shujaud-Daulh(Nawab of Oudh),Saha Alam(mugalempeor) English Treaty of Allahabad
1767-69 1stMysore English and Mysore(Hyder Ali) Hyder Ali Treaty of Madras
1780-84 AD 2ndMysore Hyder Ali and Nizam, Marathas(Mysore) Hyder Ali Treaty  of Mangalore
1790-92 AD 3rdMysore Tipu sultan and English English Treaty of Sriranghapatam
1799 AD 4thMysore Tipu sultan and English English(Tipu killed) British subjugated Mysore
1775- 82 AD 1st Maratha war English & Maratha  Maratha Treaty of Salbai
1803- 06AD 2nd  Maratha English & Maratha English treaty of Bassein
1817 -19AD 3rd  Maratha English & Maratha English Treaty of Gwalior
1824-26 AD 1st Burma War British & Burma British Treaty of Yandabo
1852-53 AD 2nd Burma War British & Burma British
1865 AD 3rd Burma War British & Burma British Burma becomes a part of British India
1845-46 AD

 

1st Anglo Sikh

 

British & Sikh British Treaty of

Bhairowal

1848-49 AD

 

2nd Anglo Sikh

 

British & Sikh British Taken Punjab

 

1849 AD Battle of Cheelianwala British & Sikh British
1857 AD Revolt of 1857
1838-42AD 1st Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans Afghans Tripartite Treaty between Ranjit Singh, Shah Shuja & Lord Auckland
1878-80 AD 2nd Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans British   Treaty of Peshawar, Treaty of Gandamak
1919 AD 3rd  Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans Afghans Treaty of Rawalpindi
1914- 1918 AD First World War Alliance of Britain, France, Russia, Italy & USA against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire & Bulgaria Victory of alliance Treaty of Versailles, Saint-Germain Enlaye, Lausann, Trianon.
1939- 1945 AD Second  World War Germany, Italy & Japan against the alliance of Britain, France, Australia Canada, New Zealand, India, Soviet Union, China & USA Won by the alliance

 

Important Wars in Indian History: Anglo Sikh War

 

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Treaties
1845-46 AD

 

1st Anglo Sikh

 

English & Sikh British Treaty of

Bhairowal

1848-49 AD 2nd Anglo Sikh

 

English & Sikh British Taken Punjab

 

Important Wars in Indian History: Battle of Tarain

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Treaties
1191 AD 1st Tarain Prithiviraj chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad Ghori
1192 AD 2ndTarain Prithiviraj Chauhan and

Mahammad Ghori

Mahammad Ghori Establishment of Muslim
1215 AD 3rd Tarain Shamshuddin Iltutmish & Yaldoz Shamshuddin Iltutmish

Important Wars: Anglo Mysore War

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Treaties
1767-69 1st Mysore English and Mysore(Hyder Ali) Hyder Ali Treaty of Madras
1780-84 AD 2nd Mysore Hyder Ali and Nizam, Marathas(Mysore) Hyder Ali Treaty  of Mangalore
1790-92 AD 3rd Mysore Tipu sultan and English English Treaty of Sriranghapatam
1799 AD 4th Mysore Tipu sultan and English English(Tipu killed) British subjugated Mysore

Important Wars in Indian History: Anglo Marathas WAR

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between  Won By Significance
1775 -82 AD 1st Anglo Maratha British & Maratha Maratha Treaty of Salbai
1803- 06 AD 2nd Anglo Maratha British & Maratha British Treaty of Bassein, Deogaon, Surjianjangaon, Rajghat.
1817 -19 AD 3rd Anglo Maratha British & Maratha British Treaty of Mandasor

Indo-Pakistan war:

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By
1947 First Kashmir War India & Pakistan War Ceasefire Agreement
1965 Indo-Pakistan War India & Pakistan War Tashkent Declaration
1971 India-Pakistan War India & Pakistan War India won
1999 India-Pakistan War India & Pakistan War India regain possession of Kargil

Indo-Burma War:

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Significance/Treaties
1824-26 1st Burma War English & Burma British Treaty of Yandabo
1852-53 2nd Burma War English & Burma British
1865 3rd Burma War English & Burma British Burma becomes a part of British India

Anglo-Afghan Wars :

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Significance/Treaties
1838-42AD 1st Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans Afghans Tripartite Treaty between Ranjit Singh, Shah Shuja & Lord Auckland
1878-80 2nd Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans British   Treaty of Peshawar, Treaty of Gandamak
1919 3rd  Anglo-Afghan War British  & Afghans Afghans Treaty of Rawalpindi

World Wars :

Year War/Battle Name Fought Between Won By Significance
1914- 1918 First World War Alliance of Britain, France, Russia, Italy & USA against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire & Bulgaria Victory of alliance Treaty of Versailles, Saint-Germain Enlaye, Lausanne, Trianon.
1939- 1945 Second  World War Germany, Italy & Japan against the alliance of Britain, France, Australia Canada, New Zealand, India, Soviet Union, China & USA Won by the alliance

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