16th Century Wars



Wars of the 15th Century



European Wars

Hundred Years' War, 1337-1453 Engelbrektsson's Revolt
Sweden 1434-1437
Soest Feud
1444-1449
Bohemian Troubles
1448-1452
Münster Stift Feud
1450-1457
Prussian War
1454-1466
War over Naples
1459-1462
Swiss Conquest of the Thurgau, 1460 Mainz Stift Feud, 1461-1463 Salzburg
Peasant Revolt 1462
Bohemian Troubles
1464-1471
War of the Ligue du Bien Public 1465
Burgundian War on Liege 1465-1468 Bohemian-Hungarian War, 1465-1478 Warmia Stift Feud
1467-1479
Styrian Nobles' Rebellion
1467-1471
Swiss-Habsburg War 1468 Hanseatic-English War
1470-1474
Franco-Burgundian War
1472-1473
Wolthusen Feud
Livonia 1473-1475
Siege of Neuss
1474-1475
Swiss-Burgundian War
1474-1477
Castilian War of Succession
1474-1479
Swedish War with Novgorod 1475
Piper of Niklashausen
Würzburg 1476
War of Burgundian Succession 1477-1482 Carinthia
Peasant Revolt 1478
Riga Feud
Livonia 1478
Austro-Hungarian War
1479-1491
Swedish-Russian War
1479-1482
Ottoman Siege
Rhodes 1480
Ottoman-Neapolitan War
Otranto 1480-1481
War of Ferrara
1482-1484
Riga Feud
Livonia 1483-1486
Naples Barons' Revolt
1485-1487
Florentine War with Pope Sixtus IV., 1485-1486
Russo-Lithuanian War, 1486-1495 Franco-Breton War
1487-1488
Bretagne Fight for Independence 1488-1491 Brugge Rebellion
Flanders 1488-1490
Habsburg-Valois War 1490-1493 Conquest of Granada
1491-1492
Peasant Rebellion
Holland 1491-1492
Peasant Rebellion
Kempten 1491-1492
Neapolitan War
1494-1495
Swedish-Russian War
1495-1497
Swedish-Danish War
1497
Cornwall Rebellion
1497
Swabian War
1499
Milanese and Neapolitan War, 1499-1504


Overseas Wars



Colonial Wars

Conquest of Lanzarote, 1402-1405 Portuguese Conquest of Ceuta, 1415 Portuguese Expedition against Tanger, 1437 Portuguese Conquest of Arzila and Tanger, 1471 Castilian Conquest of Gran Canaria, 1478-1483 Cast. Conq. of la Palma, Tenerife, 1492-1495
Conquest of Hispaniola 1493-1504 Spanish Conquest of Melilla, 1497




EXTERNAL
FILES
The War Zone, from simonides.org, a chronological listing of wars (of world History) linked to encyclopedic descriptions, further links etc.
Online Bibliography : A Guide to Sources in Early Modern European Military History in Midwestern Research Libraries, posted by John A. Lynn, George Satterfield, Univ. of Illinois
Die Geschichte der Kriegskunst (History of the Art of War), in German
List of Wars, 1400-1424, 1425-1449, 1450-1474, 1475-1499, from War Scholar
Historical Battles 1401-1500, from Univ.Erlangen
DOCUMENTS Documents on Military History, from Hillsdale College
Documents of Diplomatic History, from Mt. Holyoke College, huge file; scroll down to 17th century, many documents on wars. WATCH OUT : Not all documents linked here are primary documents !



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First posted on June 3rd 2003, last revised April 17th 2004

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