Important Battles in Indian History

January 5, 2022

🔹Battle of Haldighati – 1576 A.D.➨ Akbar’s forces headed by Raja Man Singh and Asaf Khan defeated Rana Pratap. Rana Pratap refused to surrender to the Mughal Power.

🔹Battle of Karnal – 1739 A.D.➨ Nadir Shah defeated Mohd. Shah.

🔹Battle of Plassey – 1757 A.D.➨ Lord Clive defeated Siraj-ud-Daula.

🔹Battle of Wandiwash – 1760 A.D.➨ The English forces defeated the French forces.

🔹Third Battle of Panipat – 1761 A.D.➨ Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas.

🔹Battle of Buxar – 1764 A.D.➨ The English forces defeated the alliance of Nawab Mir Qasim of Bengal, Nawab Shuja-ud-daula of Awadh and Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II.

🔹First Anglo Mysore War – (1767-69 A.D.)➨ Hyder Ali defeated the English forces.

🔹Second Anglo Mysore War – (1780-84 A.D.)➨ Hyder Ali died in the battle (1782) and subsequently led by his son Tipu Sultan. The war concluded with the Treaty of Mangalore (1784).

🔹Third Anglo Mysore War – (1789-92 A.D.)➨ The English forces defeated Tipu Sultan. Treaty of Srirangapatnam was signed.

🔹Fourth Anglo Mysore War – 1799 A.D.➨ Tipu Sultan was defeated and killed by the English forces.

🔹Battle of Hydaspeas – 326 B.C.➨ Alexander defeated Porus.

🔹Kalinga War – 261 B.C.➨ Ashoka defeated Kalinga.

🔹First Battle of Tarain – 1191 A.D.➨ Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori.

🔹Second Battle of Tarain – 1192 A.D.➨ Mohammad Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan.

🔹Battle of Chandawar – 1193 or 1194➨ Muhammad Ghori defeated Jaichandra Gaharwar.

🔹First Battle of Panipat – 1526 A.D.➨ Babar defeated Ibrahim Lodi.

🔹Battle of Khanwa – 1527 A.D.➨ Babar defeated Rana Sanga.

🔹Battle of Ghaghra – 1529 A.D.➨ Babar defeated Mahmud Lodhi and Sultan Nusrat Shah.

🔹Battle of Chausa – 1539 A.D.➨ Sher Shah Suri (Sher Khan) defeated Humayun.

🔹Battle of Kannauj (or Bilgram) – 1540 A.D.➨ Sher Shah Suri (Sher Khan) defeated Humayun.

🔹Second Battle of Panipat – 1556 A.D.➨ Bairam Khan (representing Mughal Emperor Akbar) defeated Hemu.

🔹Battle of Talikota – 1565 A.D.➨ Ahmednagar, Bijapur, Golkonda and Bidar formed alliance and defeated the Vijaynagar empire.


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