Since antiquity, lands of Rajasthan has been witness to important battles that changed history of Rajasthan. This page lists such important battles in Rajasthan:
Battles in Rajasthan: During Ancient Period
Battles in Rajasthan: By Alauddin Khilji
Important Battles of Rana Kumbha
- 1492: Battle of Kosana
Battles in Rajasthan: By Rana Sanga
Battles in Rajasthan: During reign of Humayun- Sher Shah Suri
Battle Between Bikaner & Jodhpur:
- 1541 – Battle of Pahoba
Battle between Mewar and Marwar
Battles in Rajasthan: Against Mughal Rule
- 1562 – 1583 – First Mughal Invasion of Marwar
Battles Post Mughals Rule in Rajasthan
- 1761 – Battle of Maonda and Mandholi
- The Battle of Maonda and Mandholi was fought between the Maharja Jawahar Sigh, Jat ruler of Bharatpur and Madho Singh I of Jaipur in 1767. The Jat forces were defeated and Madho Singh I followed up his victory by invading Bharatpur.
- 1768 – Battle of Bharatpur
- Madho Singh I invaded Bharatpur at the head of 16,000 men where he defeated Jawahar Singh again on 29 February 1768.
- 1787 – Battle of Tunga or Battle of Lalsot
- The combined forces of Jaipur and Jodhpur fought with the Maratha forces of Mahadaji Shinde. The battle was indecisive.
- 1790 – Battle of Merta
- Mahadaji Scindia defeated Maharaja Vijay Singh.
- 1800 – Battle of Malpura
- Daulat Rao Sindhia defeated Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh
- 1805 – Battle of Bhatner (Hanumangarh)
- 1806 – Siege of Mehrangarh
- Man Singh of Marwar defeated the invading armies of Jaipur, Mewar and Bikaner so comprehensively that Jagat Singh of Jaipur had to pay a sum of Rs. 2,00,000 to secure his safe passage. In honour of Man Singhs victory over Jaipur the Jai Pol, or victory gate was built in the fort in 1808.
Few Other Battles of Rajasthan
|S.No||Year||Name of Battle||Fought Between||Comment|
|1||1234||Battle of Bhutala/Nagda||Maharana Jaitra Singh of Mewar & Sultan Iltutmish||Sultan Iltutmish won|
|2||1492||Battle of Kosana||Rao Sheetal Dev of Marwar &Maalu Khan Subedar of Ajmer||Rao Sheetal Dev won|
|3||1541||Battle of Pahoba||Rao Jaitsi of Bikaner & Maldeo of Marwar||Rao Maldeo won|
|4||1644||Mateere ki Radd – Nagaur||Amar Singh Rathore of Nagaur & Maharana Karan Singh of Bikaner||Amar Singh won|
|5||1659||Battle of Durai||Between Aurangzeb & Dara Shikoh||Aurangzeb won|
|6||1715||Battle of Pilsud||Sawai Jai Singh of Amer & Maratha||Jai Singh won|
|7||1733||Battle of Mandsaur||Sawai Jai Singh of Amer & Maratha||Maratha won|
|8||1747||Battle of Rajmahal (Tonk)||Ishwari Singh & Madho Singh of Amer||Madho Singh won|
|9||1761||Battle of Bhatwada||Shatrusaal of Kota & Madho Singh of Jaipur||Shatrusaal won|