During the Empires / Dynasties of the Toungoo (Burma)–Ayutthaya (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1547–1549)||Siamese defensive victory||First Siege of Ayutthaya
Burma invades Siam but is unsuccessful at capturing Ayutthaya.
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1563–1564)||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 (1568–1569)||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||Wars around the Tenasserim coast|
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 (1662–1664)||Inconclusive – A stalemate
status quo ante bellum
|Second Siamese Invasion of Burma |
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.
|8||Burmese–Siamese War (1675–1676)||Burmese defensive victory
Siamese defensive victory
|Burma successfully defends the Upper Tenasserim coast (1675).
Siam successfully defends against a counter Burmese invasion (1675–1676).
|9||Burmese–Siamese War (1700–1701)||Siamese defensive victory||Siam successfully defends against a Burmese invasion.|
During the Empires / Dynasties of Konbaung (Burma)–Ayutthaya (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1759–1760)||Siamese defensive 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 (1765–1767)||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||Thonburi reunification of Siam (1767–1771)||Siamese victory||Thonburi reunification of Siam following the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767.|
|2||Burmese–Siamese War (1775–1776)||Siamese defensive victory||Azaewunky's War|
The war was named after the Thai name of Maha Thiha Thura. After seeing the growing power of Siam, the Burmese launched a full scale invasion under the command of Maha Thiha Thura. The Burmese suffered heavy resistance and supply shortages in the invasion. After the death of King Hsinbyushin, the Burmese withdrew from Siam, allowing the Siamese to claim Lan Na, which had been under Burmese domination for 2 centuries.
During the Empires / Dynasties of Konbaung (Burma)–Rattanakosin (Siam)
|1||Burmese–Siamese War (1785–1786)||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 (1788)||Burmese defensive victory||Siamese Invasion of Tavoy
After the disastrous Burmese defeat in the Nine Armies' War, the Siamese decided to exploit this weakness by capturing Tavoy, hoping to reclaim the Tenasserim coast. The Burmese managed to defend against the Siamese invasion.
|3||Burmese–Siamese War (1792–1794)||Burmese defensive victory||Siamese Invasion of Tavoy|
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.
|4||Burmese–Siamese War (1797–1798)||Siamese defensive victory||Burmese Invasion of Chiang Mai|
Burma invades Lan Na and besieges Chiang Mai. The city was taken, but Kawila asks for reinforcement from Rama I, which helped them recapture the city.
|5||Burmese–Siamese War (1802–1805)||Siamese victory||Siamese Invasion of Chiang Saen|
Burma attacks Lan Na, but is defeated again. 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.
|6||Burmese–Siamese War (1809–1812)||Siamese defensive victory||Burmese Invasion of Thalang|
Burma unsuccessfully attempts to capture Junk Ceylon and is repelled in 1810 and 1812.
|7||First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–1826)||British victory||Conflict mostly between Burma and the United Kingdom. Siam, as a nominal British ally, secures the Burney Treaty with the British East India Company and briefly invades Burma.|
|8||Burmese–Siamese War (1849–1855)||Burmese defensive victory||Shan States Revolt against Burmese Rule|
The Shan states of Kengtung and Chiang Hung unsuccessfully revolt with Siamese assistance.
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