Battle of Alegaon

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Battle of Alegaon
Date1762
Location
Alegaon, Taluka: Shirur, District : Pune. 55 km east of Pune Maharashtra
Result Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao victory against Madhavrao I.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMadhavrao I

Nizam Ali Khan
Raghunathrao

Remains of battle like hoses built for horses still found at Alegaon. Due to This village is also Called as Alegaon Paga.

The Battle of Alegaon was fought between Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad and Raghunathrao of the Maratha Empire against Madhavrao I of the Maratha Empire.[1] Raghunathrao had established an alliance with Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad.[1] When conflict arose between Raghunathrao and Madhavrao I, a joint campaign between Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao resulted in Madhavrao I being heavily defeated.[1] Madhavrao I surrendered on November 12, 1762.[2] Nizam Ali Khan got all of his previously lost territories that were lost at the Battle of Udgir.[1] Madhavrao I submitted to his uncle, Raghunathrao.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5.
  2. ^ General on 12-November-1762