Tunisia
First posted on August 25th 2004, last revised on June 1st 2005






External Links : Links related to Algerian Military History

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

Wars of Algeria 1800-1999, from ACED
List of Wars, from Wikipedia
Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, 1500-1800, Algeria 1800-1914, 1914-1945, 1945-2000, from World History Encyclopedia, timeline
Printed Reference

Benjamin Stora, Algeria 1830-2000. A Short History, Cornell : UP (2001) 2004, French original published in 1991; KMLA Lib.Sign. 965.046 S884a



Wars affecting Ottoman Algeria 1516-1710

1505
1509
1510
1512
1515
1529
1537

1541
1543
1555
1563
1567
1575
1622
1627
1631
1645
1655
1659
1661
1665
1669
1670
1682
1683
1687-1688
1702
1708
Spanish seizure of Mers el-Kebir
Spanish seizure of Oran
Spanish seizure of Bougie; construction of Penon de Algiers
Muslim attempt to expel the Spanish from Bougie
Muslim attempt to expel the Spanish from Bougie
Khaireddin expelled the Spanish from Penon de Algiers
Khaireddin and his Algerian pirates raided the Venetian island of Kythira and carried most of the population of to be sold into slavery
Spanish-Imperial Expedition against Algiers
Spanish-Imperial force, from Oran, temporarily took Tlemcen
Ottoman-Algerian conquest of Bougie, from the Spanish
Ottoman attack on Oran, Mers el-Kebir
Algerian pirates sacked city of Rethymnon on (Venetian) Crete
Spanish ship carrying Miguel de Cervantes captured by Algerian pirates
English naval bombardment of Algiers
Algerian pirates raided Iceland
Algerian pirates raided southern Ireland
Algerian pirates attempted an attack on Edinburgh, Scotland
English naval bombardment of Algiers
Janissary revolt in Algiers
French naval bombardment of Algiers
French naval bombardment of Algiers
Dutch bombardment of Algiers
Anglo-Dutch bombardment of Algiers; England and Algiers concluded peace in 1672
French naval bombardment of Algiers
French naval bombardment of Algiers
French naval bombardment of Algiers
Algerian invasion of Tunisia, following a military coup there
Algerian forces expelled the Spanish from Oran


Wars of Algeria 1711-1830

1732
1735
1785
1792
1793
1803-1808
1807-1812
1810-1815
1812-1815
1816
1820
1824
1824
1827-1830
The Spanish retook Oran
Coup in Tunisia, with Algerian support
American ships "Maria" and "Dauphin" taken by Algerian pirates
The Spanish surrendered Oran to Algiers
Algerian pirates captured U.S. ship "President"
Rebellion against Ottoman/Algerian rule in Oran
War with Tunisia
Rebellion in Oran, caused by taxation
War with the United States
Anglo-Dutch bombardment of Algiers
Tijaniyya Sufi uprising in Oran
British bombardment of Algiers
Rebellion in Oran
French naval blockade of Algiers


Wars of French Algeria, 1830-1962

1830
1831
1833
1835-1847
1836
1837
1845-1846
1848-1849
1850
1851
1852
1857
1864-1883
1871-1872
1898
1900
1901
1905
1914-1918
1934
1934
1940
1942-1943
1954-1962
1960
1960
French Occupation of Algiers
French Occupation of Oran
French occupation of Bougie
Resistance led by Abd el-Qadir against French Occupation
French occupation of Tlemcen
French Occupation of Constantine
Tayyibiyya Sufi order incited rebellion of mountain tribes of Titteri, Hodna against French administration
Tax revolt led by Abu Ziyan in oasis of Za'atsha in region of Ziban.
Rebellion in the Aures, Zibans
Rebellion in Kabylia
Rebellion at Laghouat
Pacification of Kabylia
Revolt of Awlad Sidi Shaykh of Oran Province
Rebellion in Kabylia
Anti-Semitic riots conducted by European settlers
Anti-Semitic riots conducted by Muslims in Constantine
Settler village Marguerite attacked by Algerian Muslims
French occupation of Tuat oasis
WW I; 173,000 Algerians served, 47,000 fell
Establishment of Colomb-Bechar as a French military post on hitherto Moroccan territory
Muslim-Jewish clashes in Constantine
British Navy destroyed Vichy French navy at Mers el-Kebir
World War II in North Africa
Algerian War of Independence
Revolt of Algerian Colonists
Revolt of French Army elements


Wars of Algeria since 1962

1963-1964
1965
1967
1975-1991
1992-1999
War with Morocco
Coup d'Etat in Algeria
Clash at Moroccan Border
Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara; Polisario Struggle for Independence, supported by Algeria
Islamist Terrorism; Retaliation by Regular Forces









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