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Battles fought before 1857.

Posted on : 18 Jan 2020

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  • The Third Anglo-Maratha War (1817–1818) was the final and decisive conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
  • The first Anglo-Burmese War was fought between1824 to 1826.
  • The First Anglo-Afghan War was fought between the British East India Company and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842, in which the British were defeated.
  • The two Anglo–Sikh wars were fought between the British empire and the Kingdom of Punjab from:
  • First Anglo-Sikh War (1845–46)
  • Second Anglo-Sikh War (1848–49)
  • Santhal rebellion took place in 1855 in the Chotanagpur region.

Article Related Questions

  1. Arrange the following events in a chronological order that took place before the Revolt of 1857?
    1.First Anglo-Afghan War
    2.Anglo-Sikh Wars
    3.First Anglo-Burmese War
    4.Santhal Uprising
    5.Third Anglo-Maratha war
    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  2. 1.1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

    2.2, 3, 1, 5 and 4

    3.3, 4, 1 and 2

    4.5, 3, 1, 2 and 4

    Right Ans : 5, 3, 1, 2 and 4


  3. The 1857 Uprising was the culmination of the recurrent big and small local rebellions that occured in the preceding hundred years of British Rule. Elucidate (Answer in 150 words) - 2019 Mains


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