Historical Atlas
Switzerland Page
First posted on February 28th 2004, last revised November 16th 2004






External Links : Links related to Swiss Military History

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

Article "Soziale Konflikte, Frühe Neuzeit" (Social Conflicts, Early Modern History) from Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz, in German
Wars of Switzerland 1800-1999, from ACED
Frank Westenfelder, Schweizerschlachten (Swiss Battles), from Kriegsreisende, in German
Proteste, Konflikte, Unruhen in der Eidgenossenschaft vom 15. bis 18. Jahrhundert (Unrest in the Swiss Federation, 15th to 18th Century), by Hans Conrad Peyer
Die Alte Eidgenossenschaft 1291-1515 (the old Confederation 1291-1515), from Schweizer Geschichte, in German
Geschichte der Berner Divisionen (History of the Bernese Divisions), from armee.ch, in German
Printed Reference




1460-1563

1460 Swiss Conquest of the Thurgau
1468 Swiss-Habsburg War
1474-1477 Burgundian War
1499 Swabian War
1499-1504 Milanese and Neapolitan War
1508-1509 War of the League of Cambrai
1510-1516 War of the Holy League
1513 Luzern Peasant War
1529 First War of Kappel War between Zürich and the Five Cantons
1531 Second War of Kappel War between Zürich and the Five Cantons
1536 Bernese Conquest of Geneva

1563-1700

1620-1637 Graubünden Troubles
1653 Swiss Peasant War Peasant Rebellion against overtaxation, starting in Luzern, spreading into Bern, Solothurn, Basel
1656 First War of Villmergen Swiss civil war fought between Reformed, Catholic cantons

1700-1789

1712 Second War of Villmergen Swiss civil war fought between Reformed, Catholic cantons

1789-1815 ..... go to narrative history of Switzerland Helvetic Republic, 1798-1803, 1803-1815

1799-1801 Second War of the Coalition , Switzerland battleground
1802 Swiss Rebellion Uprising of traditionally dominant cantons against Helvetic Republic

Since 1815 ..... go to narrative history of Switzerland 1815-1830, 1830-1848, 1848-1874, 1874-1891, 1891-1914, 1914-1918, 1918-1930, 1930-1939, 1939-1945

1847 Sonderbund War, Swiss civil war, fought between League of Catholic cantons and Federation







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