Siam / Thailand
First posted on September 7th 2004, last revised on January 12th 2005






External Links : Links related to the Military History of Burma

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

List of Burmese Wars 1800-1999, from ACED
Mainland Southeast Asia 900-1500, Burma 1500-1800, Mainland Southeast Asia 1753-1914, 1919-1945, 1944-2000, from World History Encyclopedia, timeline
Orders, Decorations and Medals of Myanmar, from ODM
Wars Myanmar fought, from Myanmars.net
Burma, from Land Forces of Britain, the Commonwealth and Empire
Printed Reference

John Villiers, Südostasien vor der Kolonialzeit (South East Asia in pre-colonial times), Frankfurt : Fischer (1965) 1976 [G]



Wars of Pagan, 1044-1286

1057
1084-1086
c.1112
1180
1277
1283
1286
1289
Pagan conquered Mon kingdom of Thaton
Pagan's reconquest of south, defeat of Pegu
Rebellion in Arakan
Ceylonese expedition against Pagan
War on Kaungai, a vassal of Yuan China
Paganese invasion of Siam, conquest of Kaungsin
Mongol invasion of Pagan
Mongol Invasion


Wars affecting Burma, 1286-1531

1404
1434
1529
Burmese invasion, occupation of Arakan
Burmese ousted from Arakan, Kingdom of A. restored
War with Siam


Wars of Burma, 1531-1886

1531-1539
1538
1538
1544
1544-1546
1548-1549
1556-1559
1564
1569
1574
1584-1592
c. 1590
1593-1594
1596
1599
1602
1607
1607-1618
1615
1616
1660-1662
1664
1666
1727
1739
1740
1752
1753
1764-1769
1766-1769
1775-1776
1785
1785-1792
1804
1811-1815
1819
1822
1824-1826
1838
1850
1852
1852
1854
1878
1882
1885-1886
Unification of Burma; conquest of the Irawaddy delta, Pegu
War with Siam
Arakan conquered Chittagong from Bengal
Burmese conquest of Pagan
Burmese invasion of Arakan
War with Siam
submission of principalities in northern Thailand, Laos, including Chiangmai and Lan Xang
Burmese invasion of Siam
Burmese war on Siam, sack of Ayutthaya
War with Siam; Siamese occupation of Pegu
War with Siam
Portuguese occupied Chittagong Fort (from Arakan)
War with Siam
Arakan invasion of Pegu
Conquest of Pegu
First Portuguese conquest of Sandwip (lost gain c.1605)
Portuguese conquest of Sandwip; Portuguese at Dialla massacred by Arakanese
War with Siam
Naval battle between Portuguese, allied Arakanese, Dutch
Arakanese reconquest of Sandwip
War with Siam
Arakanese invasion of Bengal
Mughal conquest of Chittagong, from Arakan
Chiangmai Rebellion
Rebellion of Shan state of Kengtung
Pegu Rebellion
Civil War; establishment of Konbaung Dynasty
Reunification of Burma
War with Siam; 1767 Burmese sack of Ayutthaya
Three Chinese invasions repelled
War with Siam
Arakan conquered
Siamese attempt to conquer Kengtung (Shan States)
War with Siam
Arakan Rebellion
Burmese conquest of Assam
Burmese invasion of Manipur
First Anglo-Burmese War
Shan Rebellion
Mon Rebellion
Siamese attempt to conquer Kengtung (Shan States)
Siamese attempt to conquer Kengtung (Shan States)
Second Anglo-Burmese War
Civil War over succession
Burmese attempt to force renegade Shan States to submit failed
Third Anglo-Burmese War


Wars of Burma, since 1886

1890
1942-1945
1948-
1954-
1956
1988
Pacification of the Shan States
World War II; Burmese resistance against Japanese ocupation
Burmese Civil War
Karen Revolt
Sino-Burmese War
Arakan refugees fled (military repression) to India (Mizoram)









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