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During the Empires / Dynasties of the Toungoo (Burma)–Ayutthaya (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1547–49)||Siamese defensive victory||First Siege of Ayutthaya
Burma invades Siam but is unsuccessful at capturing Ayutthaya.
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1563–64)||Burmese victory||Second Siege of Ayutthaya|
Also called the War over the White Elephants.
Burma invades Siam and captures Ayutthaya. Siam becomes a vassal of Burma.
|3||Burmese–Siamese War (1568–69)||Burmese victory||Third Siege of Ayutthaya |
Siam rebells. Burma invades and recaptures Ayutthaya. Siam remains a vassal of Burma.
|4||Burmese–Siamese War (1584–1593)||Siamese victory||Fourth Siege of Ayutthaya |
Siam declares its independence under King Naresuan. Burma invades Siam three times but is constantly repulsed. After a three-year pause, Burma invades Siam a fourth time but returns home after their crown prince dies in an elephant duel against the Siamese king.
|5||Burmese–Siamese War (1593–1600)||Siamese victory||First Siamese invasion of Burma |
Siam conquers the Tenasserim coastal region to Martaban.
Lan Na (Chiang Mai) becomes a vassal of Siam.
|6||Burmese–Siamese War (1609–1622)||Burmese victory||Second Siamese invasion of Burma |
The Mon supported by the Siamese raid lower Burma. Burma and Siam battle in the Tenasserim coastal region and Lan Na. Burma ultimately regains Martaban (1618), Tavoy (1622), and an independent Lan Na (1626).
|7||Burmese–Siamese War (1662–64)||Inconclusive - A stalemate
status quo ante bellum
|Mutual invasions |
Siam conquers Lan Na. The Mons rebel causing Burma and Siam to war in the Tenasserim coastal region. Burma invades Siam and is repulsed. Siam invades lower Burma and returns home.
During the Empires / Dynasties of Konbaung (Burma)–Ayutthaya (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1759–60)||Burmese victory||Fifth Siege of Ayutthaya|
The Mon raid Syriam. Burma conquers the Tenasserim coastal region down to the Tavoy–Mergui frontier. Burma besieges the Ayutthaya but returns home when their King is injured and becomes ill.
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1765–67)||Burmese victory||Sixth Siege of Ayutthaya|
Burma conquers the rebellious/independent states of the Tenasserim coastal region. Burma invades Siam and besieges Ayutthaya. Burma captures and sacks the capital, burning it to rubble. Siamese sources say that the city burned for 7 days and 7 nights. Burma ends the Ayutthaya Kingdom.
During the Empires / Dynasties of Konbaung (Burma)–Thonburi (Siam)
|1||Taksin's conquest of Siam (1767-1774)||Siamese victory||Taksin's initial victories over Burmese rule|
Taksin defeats the Burmese at Thonburi (Bangkok). Taksin captures Ratchaburi and Tavoy from the Burmese. Taksin consolidates Siamese factions. Taksin finally evicts the Burmese from Lan Na after two unsuccessful attempts.
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1775–76)||Siamese defensive victory||Taksin defends Siam|
Taksin ends the Burmese pursuit of Mon rebels into Siam. Taksin stops a major Burmese invasion of Siam. Taksin aids Siam's vassal state of Lan Na in their defense against the Burmese.
During the Empires / Dynasties of Konbaung (Burma)–Rattanakosin (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1785–86)||Siamese defensive victory||The Nine Armies' War|
Burmese King Bodawpaya unsuccessfully attempts to subjugate Siam by trying to capture Junkseylon (Phuket Island) and by invading mainland Siam with nine armies by means of four different routes.
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1791-1793)||Inconclusive - A stalemate
status quo ante bellum
Siam gains Tavoy through treachery. Burma attacks and sieges Tavoy regaining the city through treachery. The Siamese unsuccessfully attack Mergui. In a treaty, Siam formally cedes the Tenasserim coastal region to Burma.
|3||Burmese–Siamese War (1797)||Inconclusive - A stalemate
status quo ante bellum
|Lan Na Incursion|
Burma besieges Chiang Mai. Kawila asks for and receives the help of Siam in dispersing the Burmese.
|4||Burmese–Siamese War (1802–1805)||Siamese victory||Chiang Saen Invasion|
Siam and its ally Lan Na attacks and expels the Burmese from their stronghold at Chiang Saen. Siam and Lan Na extend their influence to Chiang Tung and Sipsong Panna.
|5||Burmese–Siamese War (1809–12)||Siamese defensive victory||Burma invades Junk Ceylon|
Burma unsuccessfully attempts to capture Junk Ceylon and is repelled in 1810 and 1812.
|6||First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26)||British victory||Britain and Burma go to War|
Siam takes no serious part, but as a nominal British ally, secures the Burney Treaty. Beginning of the end of Burmese independence.
|7||Burmese–Siamese War (1849–55)||Burmese defensive victory||Shan States Revolt against Burmese Rule|
The Shan states of Kengtung and Chiang Hung unsuccessfully revolt with Siamese assistance.
- Burma–Thailand relations
- Military history of Myanmar
- Military history of Thailand
- Royal Siamese armed forces (1238-1852)
- History of Thailand
- History of Burma
- Siamese-Vietnamese wars
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