List of wars involving Argentina

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This is a list of wars involving the Republic of Argentina from 1810 to present day:

United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (1810–1831)[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
Argentine War of Independence
(1810–1825)
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg United Provinces Spain Spain
Spain Viceroyalty of Peru
Victory
  • Argentine independence from Spain.
Chilean War of Independence
(1810–1826)
 Chile
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg United Provinces
Spain Spain
Spain Viceroyalty of Peru
Victory
  • Independence of Chile from Spanish rule.
Bolivian War of Independence
(1811–1825)
Republiquetas
United Provinces
Spain Spain
Spain Viceroyalty of Peru
Victory (to the Republiquetas)
  • Independence of Bolivia from Spanish rule.
Invasion of the Banda Oriental
(1811–1812)
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg United Provinces Portugal Portugal Stalemate
Argentine Civil Wars
(1814–1880)
Flag of Artigas.svg Federales
Flag of the National Party (Uruguay).svg Blancos
Flag of Unitarian Party (Navy).svg Unitarios
Flag of Colorado Party (Uruguay).svg Colorados
Unification of Argentina
Freedom Expedition of Perú
(1820–1824)
Flag of the Liberating Expedition of Peru.svg United Army
Flag of Peru (1821 - 1822).svg Peru
Spain Spain
Spain Viceroyalty of Peru
Victory
  • Liberation of parts of Peru.
War of Brazil
(1825–1828)
Flag of Argentina (1818).svg United Provinces Flag of Empire of Brazil (1870-1889).svg Brazil Stalemate

Argentine Confederation (1831–1861)[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
Rosas' Desert Campaign
(1833–1834)
Flag of Liga Federal.svg Argentina Lautaro flag.svg Mapuches Victory
War of the Confederation
(1837–1839)
Flag of Argentina (1840).svg Argentina Peru–Bolivian Confederation Peru-Bolivia Confederacy Stalemate
  • Peru-Bolivian Confederation fails to conquer Jujuy and Salta.
  • Argentina fails to conquer Tarija.
French blockade of the Río de la Plata
(1838–1839)
Flag of Argentina (1840).svg Argentina  France Victory
  • French Navy withdraws.
Paraná War
(1845–1850)
Flag of Argentina (1840).svg Argentina  United Kingdom
 France
Victory
  • Argentine sovereignty over its rivers recognized.
Platine War
(1851–1852)
Flag of the Argentine Confederation.svg Argentina
Flag of Artigas.svg Federalists
Blancos
Flag of Empire of Brazil (1870-1889).svg Brazil
 Uruguay
 Entre Ríos
 Corrientes
Bandera argentina unitaria marina mercante.png Unitarians
Confederate Defeat
Unitarian Victory
  • Argentine clout over the Platine region ends[1]
  • Brazilian hegemony in the Platine region

Republic of Argentina (1861–present)[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
Paraguayan War
(1865–1870)
Flag of Empire of Brazil (1870-1889).svg Brazil
 Argentina
 Uruguay
 Paraguay Victory
  • Allied occupation of Paraguay.
Conquest of the Chaco
(1870–1917)
 Argentina Wichí
Toba
Pilagá
Mocoví
Other natives
Victory
Conquest of the Desert
(1878–1884)
 Argentina Lautaro flag.svg Mapuches Victory
Revolution of the Park
(1890)
Government of Argentina Bandera de la Unión Cívica.svg Civic Union Government victory
Revolution of 1893
(1893)
Government of Argentina Radical Civic Union Government victory
  • Revolution crushed by the government.
Revolution of 1905
(1905)
Government of Argentina Radical Civic Union Government victory
Revolución Libertadora
(1955)
Government of Argentina Argentine Armed Forces Armed Forces victory
1963 Argentine Navy revolt
(1962–1963)
Azules:
Seal of the Argentine Army.svg Argentine Army
Argentine Air Force
Colorados:
Escudo Armada Argentina.svg Argentine Navy
Azules victory
  • Colorados revolt suppressed
Operativo Independencia
(1975–1977)
 Argentina Bandera del ERP.svg ERP
Flag of Montoneros.svg Montoneros
Victory
  • Argentine Army victory.
  • Communist guerrillas defeated.
Falklands War
(1982)
 Argentina  United Kingdom Defeat
Attack on La Tablada barracks
(1989)
Seal of the Argentine Army.svg Argentine Army
Policia bonaer emblem.png Buenos Aires Province Police
Movimiento Todos por la Patria Victory
  • Argentine army and police victory.
Gulf War
(1990–1991)
 United States
 Kuwait
 United Kingdom
 Saudi Arabia
 France
 Italy
 Canada
 Egypt
 Syria
 Morocco
 United Arab Emirates
 Pakistan
 Oman
 Qatar
 Argentina
And Coalition
 Iraq
Victory
  • Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait.
Operation Uphold Democracy
(1994–1995)
 United States
 Poland
 Argentina
 Haiti
Victory

Peacekeeping operations[edit]

Completed missions[edit]

Current deployment[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Halperín Donghi 2007, p. 91.

Bibliography[edit]