List of wars involving Hungary

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This is a list of military conflicts in which Hungarian armed forces participated in or took place on the historical territory of Hungary.

Middle Ages[edit]

Wars under the Árpád-dynasty's rule[edit]

Date Conflict Allies Enemies Result
around 830 Hungarian–Khazar War Hungarian tribes Khazars Hungarian victory
894 Byzantine-Bulgarian War (894)  Byzantine Empire
Hungarian tribes
First Bulgarian Empire
around 895 – 902 Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin Hungarian tribes East Francia
Great Moravia
First Bulgarian Empire
South Slavic tribes
Vlachs
Hungarian occupation of the Carpathian Basin
(836) 862 – 970 Hungarian invasions of Europe Hungarian tribes Kingdom of Italy
East Francia
West Francia
Middle Francia
Great Moravia
 Byzantine Empire
Al-Andalus
First Bulgarian Empire
Principality of Serbia
Stalemate
960 Hungarian-Serbian War (960) Hungarian tribes Principality of Serbia
997 Koppány's revolt Principality of Hungary
 Holy Roman Empire
Koppány's army Koppány's defeat
1003 Stephen I's military campaign against Gyula transilvanian ruler Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Hungarian royal army Successful campaign
1008 (?) Stephen I's military campaign against Ajtony, a tribal leader in the Banat Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Hungarian army Ajtony's army Successful campaign, Ajtony's defeat
1017–1018 Hungarian – Polish war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary POL Przemysł II 1295 COA.svg Duchy of Poland Stalemate
around 1018 Pecheneg attack against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Pecheneg tribes Hungarian victory
1018 Hungarian – Bulgarian war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
 Byzantine Empire
First Bulgarian Empire Hungarian-Byzantine victory
1030–1031 Conrad II's military campaign against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire Hungarian victory
1041 Uprising against Peter king Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Hungarian Army Hungarian nobles Suppression of Peter king
1042–1043 German – Hungarian wars Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire Hungarian defeat
1044 Henry III's military campaign against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Aba Sámuel kings army  Holy Roman Empire
Peter king and his allies
Defeat of Aba Sámuel, restoration of Peter
1046 War between Peter king and prince Andrew Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Peter king's army
 Holy Roman Empire
Andrew I's army
Kievan Rus
Hungarian victory
1046 Vata pagan uprising Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Peter king, later Andrew I king paganic rebels Andrew's victory
1051–1052 Henry III's military campaigns against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire
Duchy of Bohemia
Hungarian victory
1056–1058 German – Hungarian border war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire Stalemate, treaty of Marchfeld
1060 Civil war between Andrew I king and his brother, Béla Andrew I's army
 Holy Roman Empire
Béla I's army
POL Przemysł II 1295 COA.svg Kingdom of Poland
Béla I's victory
1061 Second paganic uprising Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Hungarian army paganic rebels Uprising suppressed
1068 Pecheneg attack against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary pecheneg tribes Hungarian victory
1071–1072 Hungarian – Byzantine war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Byzantine Empire Hungarian victory
1074 Civil war between Solomon king and his cousins Géza and Ladislaus Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Solomon's army
 Holy Roman Empire
Duchy of Bohemia
Géza's army
POL Przemysł II 1295 COA.svg Kingdom of Poland
Géza and Ladislaus defeat the armies of Emperor Henry IV. and Solomon
1075 Henry IV's military campaign against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire
Solomon's army
Hungarian victory
1085 Pecheneg invasion of Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary pecheneg tribes
Solomon's army
Hungarian victory
1091 Pecheneg attack against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary pecheneg tribes Hungarian victory
1091 Hungarian occupation of Croatia Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of Croatia Hungarian victory
1093–1097 Petar Svačić's Croatian uprising against the Hungarian rule Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of Croatia Hungarian victory
1094–1095 Ladislaus I's intervention in the polish and bohemish internal conflicts
1096 Coloman king's defensive operations against the different armys of the Peoples crusade Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary French crusaders Hungarian victories
1098–1099 Coloman's war against the Kievan Rus' Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Davyd Ihorevych's army
Mstyslav Sviatopolkovych's army
pecheneg tribes
Hungarian defeat
1105 Siege of Zara and occupation of Dalmatia Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Dalmatian cities
Venice
Hungarian victory
1108 Hungarian war with the Holy Roman Empire Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire
Duchy of Bohemia
Hungarian victory
1115–1119 Hungarian – Venetian wars Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Republic of Venice Hungarian defeat
1123 Stephen II's intervention in the Kievan Rus' internal conflict Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Iaroslav from Vladimir
Kievan Rus' Hungarian retreat
1124–1125 Hungarian – Venetian war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Republic of Venice Hungarian defeat
1127–1129 Byzantine-Hungarian War (1127–29) Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Serbian Grand Principality
 Byzantine Empire Stalemate, Peace agreement
1132 Hungarian – Polish war [1] Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Duchy of Austria
POL Przemysł II 1295 COA.svg Kingdom of Poland Hungarian victory
1136–1137 Béla II's balcanic campaigns (against Venice and the Byzantine Empire) Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Byzantine Empire
 Republic of Venice
Hungarian victory
1146 German – Hungarian war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Duchy of Bavaria
Duchy of Austria
Hungarian victory
1149–1152 Géza II's intervention in the conflict between the Principality of Halych and Kievan Rus' Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Kievan Rus'
Principality of Halych Peace agreement
1148–1155 Hungarian – Byzantine wars Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Serbian Grand Principality
 Byzantine Empire ceasefire
1162–1165 Hungarian civil war between Stephen III and his uncles Ladislaus and Stephen Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
 Holy Roman Empire
Ladislaus and Stephen's army
 Byzantine Empire
Stephen III's victory
1167 Battle of Sirmium Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Banate of Bosnia
 Byzantine Empire
Serbian Grand Principality
Decisive Byzantine victory, Hungary lost Dalmatia
1168 Hungarian – Bohemian war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire Duchy of Bohemia Hungarian victory
1180–1184 Hungarian – Byzantine war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Byzantine Empire Hungarian victory, Hungary reoccupied Dalmatia
1188–1189 Béla III's military campaign against Halych Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Principality of Halych Hungarian victory
1197–1199 Civil war between Emeric king and his brother Andrew Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Emeric's army Andrew's army Emeric's victory
1201–1205 Emeric's balcanic wars Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Coat of arms of the Second Bulgarian Empire.svg Second Bulgarian Empire
Grand Principality of Serbia
Bosnia
Hungarian victories
1202 Siege of Zara Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary soldiers of the fourth crusade
 Republic of Venice
Hungarian defeat
1213–1214, 1219, 1233–1234 Andrew II's military campaigns against Halych Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Principality of Halych Hungarian retreat
1217–1218 Andrew II's participation in the Fifth crusade Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Archduchy of Austria
Blason Empire Latin de Constantinople.svg Latin Empire of Constantinople
Flag of Ayyubid Dynasty.svg Ayyubids Hungarian victories on the battlefields, but city sieges remained unsuccessful. Retreat
1225 Andrew II expels the Teutonic Knights from Transylvania, The order had to move to Poland Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Teuton flag.svg Teutonic Knights
Hungarian victory
1237-1241 Bosnian Crusade The Hungarian successes were followed by quick Hungarian retreat because of the Mongol invasion of Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Coloman of Galicia-Lodomeria "heretics" within the Banate of Bosnia Stalemate after the quick Hungarian retreat due to the Mongol attacks
1241–1242 Mongol invasion of Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary mongols decisive mongol victory
1242 King Béla IV's punishing campaign against Frederick II, Duke of Austria Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Archduchy of Austria Hungarian victory[2]
1243 Siege of Zara Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Republic of Venice Hungarian defeat
1246 Battle of the Leitha River Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Archduchy of Austria Hungarian victory
1250–1278 Hungarian – Bohemian wars Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
 Holy Roman Empire
Small coat of arms of the Czech Republic.svg Kingdom of Bohemia
Duchy of Austria
Bohemian defeat
1264–1265 Internal conflict between Béla IV and his son, Stephen Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Béla I's army Stephen's army Stephen's victory, he got eastern Hungary as a duchy
1268 Mačva War Béla IV 's army captures Stefan Uroš I. Their conflict was solved with dynastic marriage. Béla IV of Hungary  Kingdom of Serbia (medieval), Stefan Uroš I Hungarian victory
1272–1279 Feudal anarchy Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Ladislaus IV king
Csák noble family
Kőszegi noble family
Gutkeled noble family
Royal victory
1277 Stefan Dragutin-Stefan Uroš I conflict Stefan Dragutin
Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary
 Kingdom of Serbia (medieval) Stefan Uroš I Stefan Dragutin
1277 Hungary's war with the vlach ruler, Litovoi Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Coat of Arms of the Bulgarian-Wallachian Empire.jpg Litovoi's army Hungarian victory
1282 Cumanic uprising Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary cumanic tribes Hungarian victory
1285 Second Mongol attack against Hungary Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Golden Horde flag 1339.svg Golden Horde Hungarian victory
1291 German – Hungarian war Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Holy Roman Empire Hungarian victory
1292–1300 Andrew III's war with the Kőszegi Hungarian noble family Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg Kingdom of Hungary Kőszegi family Andrew's victory

Wars between 1301 and 1526[edit]

Date Conflict Allies Enemies Result
1301–1308 Hungarian interregnum, fightings for the country's throne Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Charles of Anjou
Duchy of Austria
Máté Csák's army
László Kán's army
Small coat of arms of the Czech Republic.svg Kingdom of Bohemia
Duchy of Bavaria
Kőszegi Hungarian noble family
Charles became Hungarian king
1310–1321 Charles I's wars for the centralized power against the Hungarian aristocracy Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Máté Csák
Aba family
Borsa family
Apor family
Kőszegi family
Royal victory, centralization of the Hungarian Kingdom
1319 Belgrade and Banate of Mačva Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Charles I of Hungary  Kingdom of Serbia (medieval), Stefan Milutin Charles I
1322–1337 Hungarian–Austrian War, restoration of the western borders, defeat of Austria, Kőszegi and Babonić families Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Duchy of Austria
Holy Roman Empire
Kőszegi family
Babonić Croatian noble family
Hungarian victory
1321–1324 Hungarian–Serbian War Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Bosnia
Stephen Vladislav II of Syrmia
 Kingdom of Serbia (medieval) Hungarian defeat
1330 Hungarian-Wallachian War Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Coa Romania Country Wallachia History 2 (14th century).svg Wallachia Hungarian defeat in the battle of Posada
1347–1349, 1350–1352 Hungarian-Naples Wars Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Flag of the Kingdom of Naples.svg Kingdom of Naples First campaign: temporary Hungarian victory
Second campaign: status quo ante bellum
1345–1358 Hungarian–Venetian War, Venice had to pay annual tribute to Louis. Venetians also had to raise the Angevin flag on Piazza San Marco. Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Republic of Venice Decisive Hungarian victory Treaty of Zadar
1345 Hungary's war with the Golden Horde Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Golden Horde flag 1339.svg Golden Horde Hungarian victory, liberation of Moldavia under mongol rule
1360–1369 Louis I's balcanic wars (against Serbia, Bulgaria, Wallachia and Bosnia) Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary  Serbian Empire
Coat of arms of the Second Bulgarian Empire.svg Second Bulgarian Empire
Bosnia
Wallachia Wallachia
Temporary Hungarian victories
1366–1367 Hungarian–Ottoman War Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary
Blason duche fr Savoie.svg Duchy of Savoya
Wappen Padua.png Padova
Flag of Most Serene Republic of Venice.svg Republic of Venice
Arms of the Kings of France (France Ancien).svg Kingdom of France
Palaiologos-Dynasty-Eagle.svg Byzantine Empire
Zulfikar flag.svg Ottoman Empire
BG-gerb1483.png Second Bulgarian Empire
Christian victory
1372–1381 War of Chioggia, Hungary defeated the Venetians in several times, and finally expelled Venetians from Dalmatia, however Genoa, Padoa and Austria lost the War. The war resulted in the Treaty of Turin (1381) Wappen Padua.png Padua
Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Hungarian Kingdom
Flag of Genoa.svg Republic of Genoa
Armoiries Habsbourg.svg Duchy of Austria
Flag of Most Serene Republic of Venice.svg Republic of Venice
Flag of Milan.svg Milan
Zulfikar flag.svg Ottoman Empire
Armoiries Chypre.svg Kingdom of Cyprus
Hungarian victory, Venice had to pay annual tribute to King of Hungary
1375–1377 Hungarian–Ottoman War Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Zulfikar flag.svg Ottoman Empire
BG-gerb1483.png Second Bulgarian Empire
Wallachia Wallachia
Hungarian victory
1377 Hungarian - Lithuanian war Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Coat of arms of Lithuania.svg Grand Duchy of Lithuania Hungarian victory[3]
1384–1394 Civil war between a part of the Hungarian nobility and Mary, Queen of Hungary and Sigismund king Coa Hungary Country History Charles I (1310-1342).svg Kingdom of Hungary Horváti family
Flag of the Kingdom of Naples.svg Kingdom of Naples
Sigismund's victory
1391–1396 Hungarian–Ottoman War  Holy Roman Empire
Kingdom of France Kingdom of France[4]
Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Wallachia Wallachia
Sovereign Military Order of Malta Knights Hospitaller
 Republic of Venice
 Republic of Genoa
Coat of Arms of the Emperor of Bulgaria (by Conrad Grünenberg).png Second Bulgarian Empire
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire
Moravian Serbia
Christian defeat in the Battle of Nicopolis
1411–1433 Hungarian–Venetian War Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Flag of Milan.svg Milan
Republic of Venice Dalmatia became part of Venice
1415–1419 Hungarian–Ottoman War Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Stalemate
1419–1434 Hussite Wars Holy Roman Empire
Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
hussites defeat of radical hussites
1428–1432 War of the South Danube Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Wallachia Wallachia
Alex K Grundwald flags 1410-03.svg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
 Ottoman Empire Armistice
1437 Budai Nagy Antal revolt Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary transilvanian peasants Defeat of the rebels
1437–1442 Hungarian–Ottoman border conflicts, Ottoman raids in South-Hungary and Transylvania Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Hungarian victory
1440–1442 Civil war between Wladyslaw I and Ladislaus Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Hungarian nobles
Cillei family and other Hungarian nobles Peace agreement, Wladyslaw is accepted as Hungarian king
1443–1444 Long campaign Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Temporary Hungarian victories.
1444–1448 Hungarian–Ottoman War
(1444, Crusade of Varna)
Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Wallachia Wallachia
 Ottoman Empire
Moravian Serbia
Hungarian retreat
1456 Siege of Belgrade Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Hungarian victory
1458–1459 Matthias I's war with Ján Jiskra Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Jiskra's soldiers Royal victory
1458–1465 War in Bosnia Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire A part of Bosnia is occupied by the Ottoman Empire
1465–1471 Hussite uprising in North-Hungary Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Czech hussite rebels Hungarian victory
1467 Hungarian - Moldavian war Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Moldavia Hungarian defeat in the battle of Baia
1468–1478 Bohemian War (1468-1478) Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of Bohemia Treaty of Olmütz, Matthias became king of Bohemia
1471 Hungarian - Polish war. King Matthias I forced King Casimir IV to withdraw from Hungary Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Kingdom of Poland Hungarian victory
1471–1476 Matthias's intervention in the Moldovian – Ottoman War Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Moldavia
 Ottoman Empire After initial Hungarian-moldavian victories Hungary stopped the advocating of Moldavia, so Stephen III moldavian ruler became vasal of the Ottoman Empire.
1479 Battle of Breadfield Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire
Wallachia Wallachia
Hungarian victory
1480–1481 Battle of Otranto Flag of the Kingdom of Naples.svg Kingdom of Naples
Aragon arms.svg Kingdom of Aragon
Coa Hungary Country History Mathias Corvinus (1458-1490) big.svg Kingdom of Hungary
 Ottoman Empire Christian victory
1482–1488 Austrian-Hungarian War (1477-1488) Coa Hungary Country History Mathias Corvinus (1458-1490) big.svg Kingdom of Hungary Holy Roman Empire Hungarian victory, capture of Wien in 1485
1490–1491 War of Hungarian succession Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Bohemia
Kingdom of Poland Treaty
1491–1495 Hungarian – Ottoman war Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Stalemate
1492–1493 The Black Army's uprising Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Black Army Destruction of the black army
1499–1504 Hungarian – Ottoman war Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Stalemate
1512–1520 Hungarian – Ottoman war Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Successful defensive operations against the ottomans
1514 Peasants revolt, led by György Dózsa Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary Peasants Revolt suppressed
1521–1526 Hungarian – Ottoman war (ended with the Battle of Mohács) Coat of arms of Hungary.svg Kingdom of Hungary  Ottoman Empire Hungarian defeat, destruction of the medieval Hungarian kingdom

Wars between 1526 and 1699[edit]

Wars between 1700 and 1900[edit]

Conflict Belligerents Result
Date Name Allies Enemies Outcome
15 June 1703 – 1 May 1711 Rákóczi's War for Independence
Kuruc prepare to attack traveling coach and riders, c. 1705.
 Kingdom of Hungary  Principality of Transylvania
 Kingdom of France
Sympathetic minority peoples and mercenaries
 Holy Roman Empire: Defeat
  • Crushing of rebellion
January 1716 – 21 July 1718 Austro-Turkish War (1716–1718)
The Battle of Petrovaradin, 1716.
 Habsburg Monarchy  Ottoman Empire Treaty of Passarowitz
1735 – 1 September 1739 Russo-Austro-Turkish War  Russian Empire
 Habsburg Monarchy
 Ottoman Empire Victory
1735 – 1736 Peasants' Revolt Hungarian peasants  Habsburg Monarchy Defeat
16 December 1740 – 18 October 1748 War of the Austrian Succession
 Habsburg Monarchy

 Great Britain

Province of Hanover Hanover
 Dutch Republic
 Saxony (1743–45)
 Savoy-Sardinia (1742–48)
 Russia (1741–43, 1748)
 France
 Prussia (1740–42, 1744–45)
Spain Spain
Bavaria Bavaria (1741–45)
 Saxony (1741–42)
 Savoy-Sardinia (1741–42)
Kingdom of Naples Naples
 Genoa (1745–48)
Sweden Sweden (1741–43)
  • Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle
  • Maria Theresa retains the Austrian, Bohemian and Hungarian thrones
  • Francis of Lorraine, Maria Theresa's husband, confirmed as Holy Roman Emperor
17 May 1756 – 15 February 1763 Seven Years' War  France

Habsburg Monarchy Holy Roman Empire:

 Russia (until 1762)
Spain Spain (from 1762)
Sweden Sweden (1757–62)
Mughal Empire (from 1757)
Abenaki Confederacy

 Great Britain

 Prussia
Portugal Portugal (from 1762)
Province of Hanover Hanover
Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Hesse-Kassel
Schaumburg-Lippe
Iroquois Confederacy

Defeat
31 October – 14 December 1784 Revolt of Horea, Cloșca and Crișan  Habsburg Monarchy Transylvanian Romanian rebels Victory
20 April 1792 – 18 October 1797 War of the First Coalition  Holy Roman Empire

 Great Britain
Kingdom of France Army of Condé
Spain Spain (until 1795)[5]
 Dutch Republic (until 1795)
 Portugal
 Sardinia (until 1796)

Kingdom of France (until 1792)
French First Republic French Republic (from 1792)
Spain Spain (from 1796)
 Batavian Republic (from 1795)
Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) Sister republics
POL COA Ciołek.svg Polish Legions (from 1797)
Defeat
December 1798 – 25 March 1802 War of the Second Coalition  Holy Roman Empire

 Great Britain (until 1801)
 United Kingdom (from 1801)
 Russia (until 1799)
 Portugal
 Naples
Tuscany Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John (1798)
 Ottoman Empire
Kingdom of France French Royalists

 France
 Spain
POL COA Ciołek.svg Polish Legions
 Batavian Republic
 Helvetic Republic
Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) Cisalpine Republic
Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) Roman Republic (until 1799)
Defeat
April 1805 – 21 July 1806 War of the Third Coalition  Holy Roman Empire

 Russian Empire
 United Kingdom
 Kingdom of Naples
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies Kingdom of Sicily
 Sweden

 France Defeat
10 April – 14 October 1809 War of the Fifth Coalition
 Austria
Blason louis II de Hongrie.svg Hungary
Tyrol[a]
 United Kingdom
Spain Spain
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies Sicily
 Sardinia
Black Brunswickers
 France
Confederation of the Rhine
 Italy
Polish Legions
Naples
Switzerland Switzerland
Netherlands Holland
Defeat
24 June – 14 December 1812 French invasion of Russia  France
Duchy of Warsaw
Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) Kingdom of Italy
 Naples
Confederation of the Rhine
Switzerland Swiss Confederation
Napoleonic Spain
 Austria
 Prussia
Denmark Denmark–Norway
 Russian Empire Defeat
3 March 1813 – 30 May 1814 War of the Sixth Coalition
 Austria
 Prussia

 United Kingdom
 Sweden
 Russia
Spain Spain
Portugal Portugal
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies Sicily
 Sardinia

 France
 Napoleonic Italy
 Kingdom of Naples
Duchy of Warsaw
Victory
20 March – 8 July 1815 War of the Seventh Coalition  Austria
 Prussia
 United Kingdom
 Russia
Province of Hanover Hanover

Nassau
Brunswick
 Sweden
 United Netherlands
 Spain
Portugal Portugal
 Sardinia
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies Sicily
Tuscany Tuscany
Switzerland Switzerland
Kingdom of France French Royalists

 France
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies Naples
Victory
July – August 1831 Cholera Riots Hungarian peasants  Austrian Empire Defeat
15 March 1848 – 4 October 1849 Hungarian Revolution of 1848
Artist Mihály Zichy's painting of Sándor Petőfi recites the National Poem to a crowd on 15 March 1848.
Kingdom of Hungary (1848–49)
 Hungarian State (1849)
Allied peoples and legions
 Austrian Empire
 Russian Empire
Allied peoples and legions
Defeat
  • Revolution suppressed by Austrian, Russian, and allied forces
  • Reincorporation of Hungary into the Austrian Empire
19 September 1848 – 21 November 1849 Slovak Uprising of 1848–49 Kingdom of Hungary (1848–49)
 Hungarian State (1849)
Slovak National Council
 Austrian Empire
Indecisive settlement
29 April – 11 July 1859 Second Italian War of Independence
Napoleon III at the Battle of Solferino, 1859
 Austrian Empire
Habsburg Tuscany
 France
 Sardinia
supported by
United Provinces of Central Italy
Defeat
  • Sardinia annexed Lombardy from Austria
  • Sardinia occupied and later annexed Habsburg-ruled Tuscany and Emilia
  • France gains Savoy and Nice from Sardinia
14 June – 26 July 1866 Austro-Prussian War
Battle of Königgrätz, by Georg Bleibtreu. Oil on canvas, 1869.
 Austrian Empire
and allied German states
 Prussia
and allied German states
 Italy
Defeat
October 1869 – 11 January 1870 Krivošije Uprising  Austria-Hungary Krivošije rebels Stalemate
  • Most rebel demands met
29 July – 20 October 1878 Occupation of Bosnia
 Austria-Hungary Bosnia Vilayet
tacit support
 Ottoman Empire
Victory
2 November 1899 – 7 September 1901 Boxer Rebellion
Eight-Nation Alliance
 United Kingdom
 Japan
 Russia
 France
 Germany
 United States
 Austria-Hungary
 Italy
 China
Yihetuan
Victory
  1. ^ In rebellion against Bavaria

Wars in the 20th century[edit]

Conflict Belligerents Result
Date Name Allies Enemies Outcome
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 World War I
Austro-Hungarian mountain corps in Tyrol
Central Powers
 Austria-Hungary
 German Empire
 Ottoman Empire
 Bulgaria
Allied Powers
 France
 British Empire
 Russian Empire (1914–17)
 Kingdom of Serbia
 Kingdom of Montenegro
 Belgium
 Japan
 Italy (from 1915)
 Portugal (from 1916)
 Romania (from 1916)
 Greece (from 1917)
Thailand Siam (from 1917)
Co-belligerents
 Hejaz (from 1916)
 United States (from 1917)
 Brazil (from 1917)
Defeat
December 1918 – June 1919 Hungarian–Czechoslovak War  First Hungarian Republic
 Hungarian Soviet Republic
Slovak Soviet Republic
 Czechoslovakia Military Victory
Political Defeat
15 April – 6 August 1919 Hungarian–Romanian War
Romanian cavalry march through Budapest, 1919.
 Hungarian Soviet Republic  Romania Defeat
3 August – 13 October 1921 Uprising in West Hungary  Austria
Hungary Hungary
(disarmament of the rebels in 1921)
Flag of Hungary.svg Rongyos Gárda
Flag of Banate of Leitha.svg Lajtabánság
Islam symbol plane2 green.png Bosnian and Albanian Muslim volunteers
Victory
  • Sopron and its area remained in Hungary
23 – 31 March 1939 Slovak-Hungarian War Hungary Hungary  Slovakia Victory
  • Annexation of a border strip of eastern Slovakia to Hungary
1 September 1939 – 2 September 1945
Hungary entered: 27 June 1941
Hungary exited: 11 May 1945
World War II
Hungarian Arrow Cross militia and a German Tiger II tank in Budapest, October 1944
Hungarian Toldi I tank used during the 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union
Axis Powers
Nazi Germany Germany
 Italy (1940–43)
 Empire of Japan
Affiliate states
 Romania (1941–44)
Hungary Hungary (from 1941)
 Bulgaria (1941–44)
 Thailand (1942–45)
Client States
 Slovak Republic
 Independent State of Croatia
 Manchukuo
 Mengjiang
 Albania
Co-belligerents
 Finland (1941–44)
 Iraq (1941)
 Vichy France (1940–44)
Active neutrality
 Soviet Union (1939–41)
 Spain (1941–44)
Allied Powers
 Soviet Union (from June 1941)
 United States (from December 1941)
 United Kingdom
 China
 France (1939–40, 1944–45)
In exile for part of the war
Poland Poland
Norway
Netherlands
Belgium
 Free France (1940–44)
Luxembourg
Greece
Czechoslovakia
Other important belligerents
 Canada
 India
 Australia
 New Zealand
 South Africa
Yugoslavia
 Ethiopia
Brazil
 Mexico
 Colombia
Cuba
Philippines
Mongolia
Co-belligerents
 Italy (1943-1945)

 Romania (1944-1945)
 Finland (1944-1945)
Bulgaria (1944-1945)

Defeat
23 October – 10 November 1956 Hungarian Revolution of 1956
The flag, with a hole where the communist coat of arms had been cut out, became the symbol of the revolution.
Hungarian revolutionaries  Soviet Union
Hungarian People's Republic People's Republic of Hungary
Defeat
20 – 21 August 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia
Soviet tanks with invasion stripes in Czechoslovakia, 1968
Warsaw Pact
Soviet Union Soviet Union
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Poland Poland
Hungary Hungary
supported by
 East Germany
 Czechoslovakia Victory

21st century[edit]

Conflict Belligerents Result
Date Name Allies Enemies Outcome Losses
March 2003 - 2009 Iraq War

Iraqi National Congress
New Iraqi government

 Iraqi Kurdistan

Ba'athist Iraq
Ansar al-Islam

Logo of the Supreme Command for Jihad and Liberation.png Supreme Command for Jihad and Liberation
Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order


Sunni insurgents


Shia insurgents


For fighting between insurgent groups, see Civil war in Iraq (2006–07).

Victory
1 soldier killed
12 wounded.
7 October 2001 - Present Day War in Afghanistan (2001–present) Ongoing
  • Defeat of the Taliban government in Afghanistan and fall of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  • Destruction of al-Qaeda camps.
  • Establishment of new Afghan government and creation of the new Afghan National Army.
  • Ongoing taliban insurgency.
7 soldiers killed
14 wounded.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bierter Band (1821). War and Technology. Heuber. p. 299-302.
  2. ^ Oxford University (2010). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology: Vol. 1. Oxford University Press. p. 33. ISBN 9780195334036.
  3. ^ Liviu Pilat; Ovidiu Cristea (2017). The Ottoman Threat and Crusading on the Eastern Border of Christendom During the 15th Century. Brill Publishers. p. 67. ISBN 9789004353800.
  4. ^ Tuchman, 548
  5. ^ Left the war after signing the Peace of Basel with France.

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