HISTORY OF MYSORE STATE ANGLO-MYSORE WARS
History of Mysore State The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India founded in 1399 by Yaduraya in the region of the modern city of Mysore. The kingdom, ruled by the Wodeyar family, served as feudatory of the Vijayanagara Empire until the empire's decline in 1565. 4999 Later, during a period when multiple feudatory rulers claimed independence in southern India, the Kingdom of Mysore consolidated
History of Mysore State Under the rule of kings Narasaraja Wodeyar and Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar, the kingdom annexed large parts of what is now southern Karnataka and became one of the powerful ruling families in the region. The kingdom reached the peak of its military power in the late eighteenth century under de-facto rulers Haider Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. 4999
Hyder Ali Hyder Ali was a great Indian general whose outstanding martial splendor saw him become the factual ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in south-western India. He married Fakhr-un-nissa to become the father of the great warrior-ruler Tipu Sultan. 49929 In 1761, Hyder Ali who had started his career as a soldier overthrew the regaining dynasty in Mysore and established his own control over that state.
Hyder Ali He fought with the Nizam and the Marathas to maintain independence. The Mysore had territorial threats from both the Marat has and Nizam of Hyderabad He also took French support in training his army. This alarmed the British.
First Anglo-Mysore War (1767 1769) The British, along with the Marathas and the Nizam of Hyderabad declared war on Mysore. Hyder Ali was able to bring the Marathas and the Nizam to his side with skilful diplomacy. But the Hyder Ali's son Tipu Sultan advanced towards Madras British under General Smith defeated Ali in 1767 . 4999 against the English
First Anglo-Mysore War (1767- 1769) Treaty of Madras was signed in 1769 which brought an end to the war. The conquered territories were restored to ead It was also agreed upon that they would help each other in h othe case of a foreign attack 4999
Tipu Sultan Tipu Sultan-also called Tippu Sahib Tiger of Mysore. He learned shooting, riding and swordsmanship at a very young age 4999 Mibu Siuian wrote a military manual called Fathul Mujahidin.
Tipu Sultan That the first rocket invented by the French was based on technology worked out by tipu sultan and his father Haider Ali. Tipu Sultan plays a vital task in structuring a navy in Mysore Tipu Sultan saved the South India from British power. He was a great soldier and learnt many military strategies from French 4999
Second Anglo-Mysore War The Marathas attacked Mysore in 1771 But the British refused to honour the Treaty of Madras and did not give support to Hyder Ali As a result, Hyder Ali's territories where taken b the Marathas. 4999 Warren Hastings attacked French port Mahe, which was in Haider Ali's territory.
Third Anglo-Mysore War (1789-1792) The third war was fought between Tipu Sultan, and British East Indian Company began in 1789 and ended in Tipu's defeated in 1792. In this war, Marathas and Nizam aided the British and Cornwallis captured Banglore.
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1799) In Fourth War 1799, the British army led by Lord Wellesley attacked and defeated Tipu Sultan in a brief but fierce war. He met a heroic death on 4th May 1799 while defending his capital Seringapatna
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