First posted on September 18th 2004, last revised on November 16th 2004






External Links : Links related to Ethiopian Military History

For links on general military history sources, go to History of Warfare Main Page

Ethiopian Wars 1800-1999, from ACED
League of Nations Archive, Chronology
Conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea, from Global Issues
History, from Ogaden Online
Printed Reference

Harold G. Marcus, A History of Ethiopia, University of California Press 1994, 261 pp., KMLA Lib.Sign. 963 M322b



Wars of Axum
for a narrative History of Ethiopia, click Daamat, Aksum

c. 350
517
523-524
525
543
570
c.900-1000
Axumite Campaign against Meroe
Axumite Expedition into Yemen
Axumite Expedition into Yemen
Axumite Conquest of the Yemen
Rebellion of Axumite Governor of the Yemen against Axumite rule
Persian invasion of South Arabia
Rebellion of/war with the non-christian Agew; decline of Axum


Wars of Zagwe
for a narrative History of Ethiopia, click Zagwe,

1270
War against Ethiopian-Christian Kgd. of Shewa; the Zagwe dynasty toppled, their kingdom annexed by Shewa


Wars of Ethiopia, 1270-1508
for a narrative History of Ethiopia click Abyssinia 1270-1500

1270
1314-1344
1316
1332-1337
1443-1445
1448-1449
1508
Expedition against Muslim Yifat
Consolidation of Solomon Dynasty rule over independent-minded nobility tribes
Expedition against Yifat
War with Yifat
War with Adal
Conquest of territory on the Red Sea; war with Mitsiwa
War with Adal; loss of Yifat


Wars of Ethiopia, 1500-1896
for a narrative History of Ethiopia click Abyssinia 1500-1667, Abyssinia 1667-1815, Abyssinia 1815-1896

1527-1528
1535-1543
1578-1589
1766-1769
1770-1771
1813-1840
1846-1847
1848
1852-1853
1859
1867-1868
1868-1872
1875-1879
1880-1881
1884
1887-1889
1888-1889
1889
1895-1896
War with Adal; loss of border regions
War with Adal; since 1541 Abyssinia supported by a Portuguese force
War with Ottoman Empire
Civil War
Civil War
conquest of Shewa
conquest of Gonder
War with Egypt
War with Kassa
Shewa rebellion
British Expedition into Abyssinia
Abyssinian War of Succession
War with Egypt
Expedition into Arsi
Abyssinian conquest of Harar
War with Italy
War with the Mahdiyya
War of Succession
War with Italy


Wars of Ethiopia, since 1896
for a narrative History of Ethiopia click Abyssinia 1896-1935, Ethiopia 1935-1944, Ethiopia 1944-1974, Ethiopia since 1974

1899-1905
1907-1920
1934
1935-1936
1940
1941
1960
1960-
1961-1993
1975-1993
1977-1978
1982
1998
1999-2000
Jihad of the "Mad Mullah", affecting Abyssinia
Jihad of the "Mad Mullah"
Clash with Italian forces on the border to Italian Somalia
Italian conquest of Ethiopia
WW II : Italian forces occupied British Somaliland
WW II : British forces occupied Italian East Africa
Clash on Somalian border
Ogaden Rebellion
War of Eritrean Secession
Tigray Rebellion, which at the end turned into national revolution
War with Somalia over the Ogaden
Clash on Somalian border
War with Eritrea
War with Eritrea









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