List of Wars (1600 BCE to 2011 CE)

Here we share the list of wars of the world. which are useful of any competitive exam.

List of Wars (World Wide)

DateList of warsFought between
1600 BCEBattle of MingtiaoTang of Shang defeated Jie of Xia. Shang dynasty began in China
1500 BCEBattle of the Ten KingsKing Sudas defeated the Ten Kings in the Punjab region (India)
1184 BCEBattle of TroyTroy descended after the ten-year Trojan War
1046 BCEBattle of MuyeZhou Dynasty defeated the Shang Dynasty
925 BCEBattle of Bitter LakesShoshenq I of Egypt defeated a Bedouin incursion
707 BCEBattle of RugeThe Zheng general Zhu Dan defeated the king Huan of Zhou (China)
693 BCEBattle of Diyala RiverThe king Sennacherib of Assyria defeated the Elamites of Southern Iran
616 BCEBattle of ArraphaThe king Nabopolassar (of Babylonians) defeated the Assyrians
546 BCEBattle of ThymbraCyrus the Great of Persia defeated Croesus of Lydia
545 BCEBattle of The 300 ChampionsThe Spartans defeated the Argives
539-38 BCEBattle of OpisCyrus the Great defeated Nabonidus
490 BCEBattle of MarathonMiltiades (of Athens) defeated Darius I of Persia and Artaphernes
432 BCEBattle of PotidaeaAthens defeated Sparta
429 BCEBattle of SpartolosChalcidians (with their allies) defeated Athens
411 BCEBattle of EretriaSpartans defeated the Athenian fleet
334 BCEBattle of the GranicusAlexander the Great defeated the Persian army
331 BCEBattle of GaugamelaAlexander the Great defeated Darius III in Mesopotamia and conquered Persia
326 BCEBattle of the HydaspesAlexander the Great defeated the Indian King Porus
281 BCEBattle of CorupediumSeleucus defeated and killed Lysimachus
101 BCEBattle of VercellaeMarius (the Roman) defeated the Cimbri
67 BCEBattle of JushiHan troops defeated the Xiongnu
66 BCEBattle of the LycusPompey the Great defeated Mithridates VI
58 BCEBattle of the ArarCaesar defeated the migrating Helvetii
47 BCEBattle of the NileCaesar defeated Ptolemy XIII (the Egyptian king)
36 BCEBattle of ZhizhiHan forces defeated Xiongnu
Common Era (CE)
84 CEBattle of Mons GraupiusAgricola (the Roman) defeated the Caledonians
208 CEBattle of Red CliffsWar of Three Kingdoms (of China)
312 CEBattle of Milvian BridgeConstantine defeated Maxentius and took control of Italy
547 CEBattle of MartaTripolitanian Moors defeated John Troglita
630 CEConquest of MeccaMuhammad conquered Mecca without any bloodshed
838 CEBattle of AnzenAbbasids (modern Turkey) defeated Theophilus
972 CEBattle of CedyniaMieszko I (of Poland) defeated Hodon (of Germany)
1054 CEBattle of DunsinaneMalcolm defeated MacBeth
1057 CEBattle of LumphananMalcolm defeated MacBeth. In this battle MacBeth was killed
1179 CEBattle of Jacob’s FordSaladin defeats the Kingdom of Jerusalem
1215 CEBattle of ZhongduGenghis Khan in cooperation with the Mongols defeated the Jin dynasty and seized Zhongdu (present day Beijing)
1361 CEBattle of WisbyDenmark defeated Sweden
1362-63 CEBattle of Blue WatersPagan Lithuanians defeated the Islamic Tatar Forces
1370 CEBattle of PontvallainFrance defeated England
1402 CEBattle of Angora / Battle of AnkaraTimur defeated Ottoman sultan Bayezid I in Anatolia (Turkey)
1448 CEBattle of KosovoTurkish and Orthodox forces defeated Roman Catholic
1533 CEBattle of CuzcoSpanish defeated the Inca Empire
1597 CEBattle of ChilchonryangJapanese Navy defeaterd Korean Navy
1597 CEBattle of MyeongnyangKorean Navy defeated Japanese Navy
1607 CEBattle of GibraltarDutch defeated Spanish (fleet)
1656 CEFirst Battle of WarsawPoland seized its capital from Sweden
1656 CESecond Battle of WarsawSweden defeated Poland
1676 CEBattle of LundSweden defeat the Denmark
1694 CEBattle of TorroellaThe French Navy defeated Spain
1710 CEBattle of PrutOttoman Turks defeated Russia
1729 CEBattle of DamghanNader Shah defeated the Afghans
1779 CEBattle of Baton RougeSpanish captured the city Baton Rouge
1796 CEBattle of LodiGeneral Napoleon Bonaparte (French Army) defeated Austria
1797 CEBattle of RivoliNapoleon Bonaparte defeated Austria
1798 CEBattle of the PyramidsNapoleon defeated Mameluks (in Egypt)
1798 CEBattle of BallinamuckBritish forces defeated Ireland and France
1799Battle of AbukirNapoleon and Joachim Murat defeated Turks
1805 CEBattle of AusterlitzNapoléon Bonaparte defeated Russian
1813 CEBattle of LeipzigThe coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden defeated by Napoleon I (the Emperor of the French)
1815 CEBattle of WaterlooWellington, Prussians, Dutch, and German (collectively) forces defeated Napoleon
1904 CEBattle of Yalu RiverJapan defeated Russia
1914 to 1918 CEWorld War IAllied Powers (France, UK, Russia, Serbia, Belgium, Italy, Japan, USA, etc.) defeated Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, etc.)
1917 CEBattle of JerusalemBritish forces defeated Ottoman Empire and seized Jerusalem
1939 to 1945 CEWorld War IIAllies Powers (France, UK, Russia, China, Poland, Canada, Australia, USA, etc.) defeated Axix Powers (Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, etc.)
1947 CEIndo-Pakistani WarThe war ended with division of territory (Jammu & Kashmir)
1965 CESecond Indo-Pakistan WarThe war resulted in a stalemate
1990 CEGulf WarUS and allied forces defeated Iraq
1995 CEFirst battle of GroznyRussian Army captured Grozny
1999 CEKargil WarPakistani infiltrators returned to status quo ante bellum
2001 CEBattle of KabulUS forces attacked Kabul and seized it from the Taliban
2001 CEBattle of KandaharUS and allied forces seized the last remaining city from the Taliban
2001 CEBattle of Tora BoraUS and allied forces besieged AlQaida, but Osama bin Laden was escaped
2003 CEBattle of Baghdad (Gulf War II)US forces captured the Iraqi capital from Saddam Hussein’s forces
Jan 2011 CEFirst Battle of BenghaziLibyan rebel forces freed the city from Colonel Gaddafi’s rule
March 2011 CEBattle of Bin JawadGaddafi forces recaptured the city
August 2011 CEBattle of TripoliTripoli is seized by rebel forces and Gaddafi government collapsed

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