Important Battles in Indian History

Important Battles in Indian History

  • 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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