List of battles and Wars(Worldwide)

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List of battles and Wars(Worldwide)
Date War Fought between
1600 BCE Battle of Mingtiao Tang of Shang defeated Jie of Xia. Shang dynasty began in China
1500 BCE Battle of the Ten Kings King Sudas defeated the Ten Kings in the Punjab region (India)
1184 BCE Battle of Troy Troy descended after the ten-year Trojan War
1046 BCE Battle of Muye Zhou Dynasty defeated the Shang Dynasty
925 BCE Battle of Bitter Lakes Shoshenq I of Egypt defeated a Bedouin incursion
707 BCE Battle of Ruge The Zheng general Zhu Dan defeated the king Huan of Zhou (China)
693 BCE Battle of Diyala River King Sennacherib of Assyria defeated the Elamites of Southern Iran
616 BCE Battle of Arrapha King Nabopolassar (of Babylonians) defeated the Assyrians
546 BCE Battle of Thymbra Cyrus the Great of Persia defeated Croesus of Lydia
545 BCE Battle of The 300 Champions The Spartans defeated the Argives
539-38 BCE Battle of Opis Cyrus the Great defeated Nabonidus
490 BCE Battle of Marathon Miltiades (of Athens) defeated Darius I of Persia and Artaphernes
432 BCE Battle of Potidaea Athens defeated Sparta
429 BCE Battle of Spartolos Chalcidians (with their allies) defeated Athens
411 BCE Battle of Eretria Spartans defeated the Athenian fleet
334 BCE Battle of the Granicus Alexander the Great defeated the Persian army
331 BCE Battle of Gaugamela Alexander the Great defeated Darius III in Mesopotamia and conquered Persia
326 BCE Battle of the Hydaspes Alexander the Great defeated the Indian King Porus
281 BCE Battle of Corupedium Seleucus defeated and killed Lysimachus
101 BCE Battle of Vercelli Marius (the Roman) defeated the Cimbri
67 BCE Battle of Jushi Han troops defeated the Xiongnu
66 BCE Battle of the Lycus Pompey the Great defeated Mithridates VI
58 BCE Battle of the Arar Caesar defeated the migrating Helvetii
47 BCE Battle of the Nile Caesar defeated Ptolemy XIII (the Egyptian king)
36 BCE Battle of Zhizhi Han forces defeated Xiongnu
Common Era (CE)
84 CE Battle of Mons Graupius Agricola (the Roman) defeated the Caledonians
208 CE Battle of Red Cliffs War of Three Kingdoms (of China)
312 CE Battle of Milvian Bridge Constantine defeated Maxentius and took control of Italy
547 CE Battle of Marta Tripolitanian Moors defeated John Troglita
630 CE Conquest of Mecca Muhammad conquered Mecca without any bloodshed
838 CE Battle of Anzen Abbasids (modern Turkey) defeated Theophilus
972 CE Battle of Gdynia Mieszko I (of Poland) defeated Hodon (of Germany)
1054 CE Battle of Dunsinane Malcolm defeated Macbeth
1057 CE Battle of Lumphanan Malcolm defeated Macbeth. In this battle, Macbeth was killed
1179 CE Battle of Jacob’s Ford Saladin defeats the Kingdom of Jerusalem
1215 CE Battle of Zhongdu Genghis Khan in cooperation with the Mongols defeated the Jin dynasty and seized Zhongdu (present-day Beijing)
1361 CE Battle of Wisby Denmark defeated Sweden
1362-63 CE Battle of Blue Waters Pagan Lithuanians defeated the Islamic Tatar Forces
1370 CE Battle of Pontvallain France defeated England
1402 CE Battle of Angora / Battle of Ankara Timur defeated Ottoman sultan Bayezid I in Anatolia (Turkey)
1448 CE Battle of Kosovo Turkish and Orthodox forces defeated Roman Catholic
1533 CE Battle of Cuzco Spanish defeated the Inca Empire
1597 CE Battle of Chilchonryang Japanese Navy defeated Korean Navy
1597 CE Battle of Myeongnyang Korean Navy defeated Japanese Navy
1607 CE Battle of Gibraltar Dutch defeated Spanish (fleet)
1656 CE First Battle of Warsaw Poland seized its capital from Sweden
1656 CE Second Battle of Warsaw Sweden defeated Poland
1676 CE Battle of Lund Sweden defeat Denmark
1694 CE Battle of Torroella The French Navy defeated Spain
1710 CE Battle of Prut Ottoman Turks defeated Russia
1729 CE Battle of Damghan Nader Shah defeated the Afghans
1779 CE Battle of Baton Rouge Spanish captured the city Baton Rouge
1796 CE Battle of Lodi General Napoleon Bonaparte (French Army) defeated Austria
1797 CE Battle of Rivoli Napoleon Bonaparte defeated Austria
1798 CE Battle of the Pyramids Napoleon defeated Mameluks (in Egypt)
1798 CE Battle of Ballinamuck British forces defeated Ireland and France
1799 Battle of Abukir Napoleon and Joachim Murat defeated the Turks
1805 CE Battle of Austerlitz Napoléon Bonaparte defeated Russian
1813 CE Battle of Leipzig The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden defeated by Napoleon I (the Emperor of the French)
1815 CE Battle of Waterloo Wellington, Prussians, Dutch, and German (collectively) forces defeated Napoleon
1904 CE Battle of Yalu River Japan defeated Russia
1914 to 1918 CE World War I Allied Powers (France, UK, Russia, Serbia, Belgium, Italy, Japan, USA, etc.) defeated Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, etc.)
1917 CE Battle of Jerusalem British forces defeated Ottoman Empire and seized Jerusalem
1939 to 1945 CE World War II Allies Powers (France, UK, Russia, China, Poland, Canada, Australia, USA, etc.) defeated Axis Powers (Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, etc.)
1947 CE Indo-Pakistani War The war ended with the division of territory (Jammu & Kashmir)
1965 CE Second Indo-Pakistan War The war resulted in a stalemate
1990 CE Gulf War US and allied forces defeated Iraq
1995 CE The first battle of Grozny Russian Army captured Grozny
1999 CE Kargil War Pakistani infiltrators returned to status quo antebellum
2001 CE Battle of Kabul US forces attacked Kabul and seized it from the Taliban
2001 CE Battle of Kandahar US and allied forces seized the last remaining city from the Taliban
2001 CE Battle of Tora Bora US and allied forces besieged AlQaida, but Osama bin Laden was escaped
2003 CE Battle of Baghdad (Gulf War II) US forces captured the Iraqi capital from Saddam Hussein’s forces
Jan 2011 CE First Battle of Benghazi Libyan rebel forces freed the city from Colonel Gaddafi’s rule
March 2011 CE Battle of Bin Jawad Gaddafi forces recaptured the city
August 2011 CE Battle of Tripoli Tripoli is seized by rebel forces and the Gaddafi government collapsed

1300–1200 BCE

  • Trojan War (dates uncertain)

1200–1100 BCE

  • Trojan War (dates uncertain)

800–700 BCE

  • First Messenian War (c. 735–715 BCE)
  • Lelantine War (c. 720–680 BCE; dates uncertain)

700–600 BCE

  • Lelantine War (c.720–680 BCE; dates uncertain)
  • Second Messenian War (c. 660 BCE)

500–400 BCE

  • Greco-Persian Wars (492–449 BCE)
  • Peloponnesian War (431–404 BCE)

400–300 BCE

  • Lamian War (323–322 BCE)

300–200 BCE

  • First Punic War (264–241 BCE)
  • Second Punic War (218–201 BCE)

200–100 BCE

  • Third Punic War (149–146 BCE)

100 BCE–100 CE

  • Gallic Wars (58–50 BCE)

600–700

  • Jinshan-no-ran (672)

1000–1300

  • Norman Conquest (1066)
  • Crusades (1095–1291; sporadically thereafter)
  • Gempei War (1180–85)
  • Barons’ War (1264–67)

1300–1400

  • Hundred Years’ War (c. 1337–1453)
  • War of the Eight Saints (1375–78)

1400–1500

  • Hundred Years’ War (c. 1337–1453)
  • Thirteen Years’ War (1454–66)
  • Wars of the Roses (1455–85)
  • Ōnin War (1467–77)

1500–1600

  • Count’s War (1534–36)
  • Araucanian Wars (1541–58)
  • Livonian War (1558–83)
  • Eighty Years’ War (1568–1648)
  • War of the Three Henrys (1587–89)

1600–1700

  • Eighty Years’ War (1568–1648)
  • Kalmar War (1611–13)
  • Thirty Years’ War (1618–48)
  • Powhatan War (1622–44)
  • Bishops’ Wars (1639; 1640)
  • English Civil Wars (1642–51)
  • First Northern War (1655–60)
  • War of Devolution (1667–68)
  • King Philip’s War (1675–76)
  • War of the Grand Alliance (1689–97)
  • King William’s War (1689–97)

1700–1800

  • Second Northern War (1700–21)
  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14)
  • War of the Emboabas (1708–09)
  • Carnatic Wars (1746–48; 1749–54; 1758–63)
  • Queen Anne’s War (1702–13)
  • Yamasee War (1715–16)
  • War of the Polish Succession (1733–38)
  • War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739–48)
  • War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
  • King George’s War (1744–48)
  • French and Indian War (1754–63)
  • Silesian Wars (1740–42; 1744–45; 1756–62)
  • Seven Years’ War (1756–63)
  • Lord Dunmore’s War (1774)
  • Rohilla War (1774)
  • American Revolution (1775–83)
  • First Maratha War (1775–82)
  • War of the Bavarian Succession (1778–79)
  • Cape Frontier Wars (1779–1879)
  • French Revolution (1787–99)
  • French revolutionary wars (1792–1801)

1800–1900

  • Cape Frontier Wars (1779–1879)
  • French revolutionary wars (1792–1801)
  • War of the Oranges (1801)
  • Tripolitan War (1801–05)
  • Second Maratha War (1803–05)
  • Third Maratha War (1817–18)
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803–15)
  • Black War (1804–30)
  • Peninsular War (1808–14)
  • War of 1812 (1812–15)
  • Creek War (1813–14)
  • War of Greek Independence (1821–32)
  • Padri War (1821–37)
  • Naning War (1831–32)
  • Pastry War (1838–39)
  • Mexican-American War (1846–48)
  • Crimean War (1853–56)
  • Bleeding Kansas (1854–59)
  • American Civil War (1861–65)
  • War of the Triple Alliance (1864/65–70)
  • Seven Weeks’ War (1866)
  • Selangor Civil War (1867–73)
  • Franco-German War (1870–71)
  • Acehnese War (1873–1904)
  • Red River Indian War (1874–75)
  • Serbo-Turkish War (1876–78)
  • Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
  • War of the Pacific (1879–83)
  • Gun War (1880–81)
  • Sino-French War (1883–85)
  • Serbo-Bulgarian War (1885–86)
  • Sino-Japanese War (1894–95)
  • Spanish-American War (1898)
  • Philippine-American War (1899–1902)
  • South African War (1899–1902)
  • The War of a Thousand Days (1899–1903)

1900–2000

  • Acehnese War (1873–1904)
  • Philippine-American War (1899–1902)
  • South African War (1899–1902)
  • The War of a Thousand Days (1899–1903)
  • Boxer Rebellion (1900–01)
  • Moro Wars (1901–13)
  • Russo-Japanese War (1904–05)
  • Pig War (1906–09)
  • Mexican Revolution (1910–20)
  • Italo-Turkish War (1911–12)
  • World War I (1914–18)
  • Baltic War of Liberation (1918–20)
  • Russian Civil War (1918–20)
  • Russo-Polish War (1919–20)
  • Rif War (1921–26)
  • Chaco War (1932–35)
  • Italo-Ethiopian War (1935–36)
  • Spanish Civil War (1936–39)
  • Sino-Japanese War (1937–45)
  • Phony War (1939–40; no actual hostilities)
  • Russo-Finnish War (1939–40)
  • World War II (1939–45)
  • Greek Civil War (1944–45; 1946–49)
  • Arab-Israeli wars (1948–49; 1956; 1967; 1973; 1982)
  • Korean War (1950–53)
  • Algerian War (1954–62)
  • Vietnam War (1954–75)
  • Six-Day War (1967)
  • War of Attrition (1969–70)
  • Yom Kippur War (1973)
  • Dirty War (1976–83)
  • Afghan War (1978–92)
  • Iran-Iraq War (1980–88)
  • Falkland Islands War (1982)
  • Persian Gulf War (1990–91)
  • Bosnian conflict (1992–95)
  • Kosovo conflict (1998–99)

2000

  • Afghanistan War (2001–14)
  • Iraq War (2003–11)
  • Syrian Civil War (2012– )