List of wars involving Lithuania

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This is a list of military conflicts in which Lithuanian military forces participated.

Grand Duchy of Lithuania[edit]

Date Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
1340–1392 Galicia–Volhynia Wars COA of Gediminaičiai dynasty Lithuania.svg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Golden Horde flag 1339.svg Golden Horde
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Blason Louis Ier de Hongrie.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Księstwo Mazowieckie COA.svg Duchy of Masovia
Galicia–Volhynia divided between Poland and Lithuania
1381–1384 Lithuanian Civil War (1381–84) Coat of arms of Samogitia.svg Samogitia Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania Temporary reconciliation
1389–1392 Lithuanian Civil War (1389–92) Coat of arms of Samogitia.svg Samogitia Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Ostrów Agreement
1409–1411 Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Insignia Germany Order Teutonic.svg Teutonic Order Peace of Thorn (1411)
1414 Hunger War Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Insignia Germany Order Teutonic.svg Teutonic Order Mediation at the Council of Constance
1422 Gollub War Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Flag of Moldavia.svg Moldavia
Insignia Germany Order Teutonic.svg Teutonic Order Victory
1431–1435 Polish–Teutonic War (1431–35) Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland Insignia Germany Order Teutonic.svg Teutonic Order Victory (Peace of Brześć Kujawski)
1492–1537 Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania Seal-of-Ivan-4 1539 a.svg Grand Duchy of Moscow
1508 Glinski Rebellion Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania Glinski supporters Government's victory
1524 Ottoman-Tatar invasion of Lithuania and Poland Herb Pogon Litewska.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Coat of Arms of the Polish Crown.svg Kingdom of Poland
Ottoman-Tatars

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth[edit]

Date Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
1561–1570 Northern Seven Years' War Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian union
Flag of the Free City of Lübeck.svg Free City of Lübeck
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark–Norway
Flag of Sweden.svg Kingdom of Sweden Treaty of Stettin (1570)
1576–1582 Livonian War Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
LivonianShield.svg Livonian Confederation
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark–Norway
Flag of Sweden.svg Kingdom of Sweden
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg Zaporozhian Cossacks
Transsylvanian Banner.svg Principality of Transylvania
Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia
Qasim Khanate
Victory
1587–1588 War of the Polish Succession (1587–88) Supporters of Sigismund Vasa, mainly Poles Supporters of Maximilian of Austria, mainly Germans, but including many Poles and Hungarians Victory
1600–1629 Polish–Swedish War (1600–29) Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Flag of Sweden.svg Kingdom of Sweden
1605–1618 Polish–Muscovite War (1605–18) Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia
Flag of Sweden.svg Kingdom of Sweden
Victory
1606–1608 Zebrzydowski Rebellion Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Rokosz Government's victory
1618–1648 Thirty Years' War Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1400).svg Holy Roman Empire
Flag of Cross of Burgundy.svg Spanish Empire
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg Kingdom of Hungary
Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire
Denmark Denmark
Statenvlag.svg Dutch Republic
Royal Standard of the King of France.svg Kingdom of France
Peace of Westphalia
1654–1656 Russo-Polish War (1654–67) Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Gerae-tamga.svg Crimean Khanate
Flag of Oryol (variant).svg Tsardom of Russia Defeat
1655–1661 Second Northern War Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Denmark Denmark–Norway
 Habsburg Monarchy
Russia (1656–58)
Gerae-tamga.svg Crimean Khanate
Brandenburg Brandenburg-Prussia (1655–56, 1657–60)
 Dutch Republic
Sweden Swedish Empire
Brandenburg Brandenburg-Prussia (1656–57)
Transylvania Principality of Transylvania
Ukrainian Cossacks (1657)[1]
Herb Radziwiłłów.PNG Grand Duchy of Lithuania
 Wallachia
 Moldavia
Treaty of Oliva
1667–1671 Polish–Cossack–Tatar War (1666–71) Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Gerae-tamga.svg Crimean Khanate
Herb Viyska Zaporozkogo (Alex K).svg Cossack Hetmanate
Polish–Ottoman War (1672–76)
1672–1676 Polish–Ottoman War (1672–76) Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Flag of Wallachia.svg Wallachia
Ottoman flag.svg Ottoman Empire
Military flag of the Crimean Tatars.svg Crimean Khanate
Moldavia Principality of Moldavia
Flag of the Cossack Hetmanat.svg Cossack Hetmanate
Defeat
1700 Lithuanian Civil War (1700) House of Sapieha Radziwiłł
House of Wiśniowiecki
Pac family
Ogiński family
1700–1721 Great Northern War Sweden Swedish Empire

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
(1704–09)
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire
(1710–14)

Cossack Hetmanate (1708–09)
Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain
(1719–20)
Dutch Republic Dutch Republic
(1700) Kingdom of England Kingdom of England (1700)

Russia Tsardom of Russia

Electorate of Saxony Electorate of Saxony
(1700–06, 1709–19)
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
(1701–04, 1704–09, 1709–19)
Denmark Denmark–Norway
(1700, 1709–20)
Kingdom of Prussia Kingdom of Prussia (1715–21)
Province of Hanover Electorate of Hanover (1715–19)

Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain
(1717–19)
 Moldavia
(1711)

Treaty of Nystad
1733–1738 War of the Polish Succession Poland loyal to Stanisław I

 France
Spain Spain
 Kingdom of Sardinia
 Duchy of Parma

Poland loyal to Augustus III

 Russian Empire
 Habsburg monarchy
 Saxony
 Prussia

Treaty of Vienna (1738)
1792 Polish–Russian War of 1792 Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Russia Russian Empire Defeat

Under Imperial Russia[edit]

Date Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
1830–1831 November Uprising Flag of Poland.svg Congress Poland Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire Defeat
1863–1865 January Uprising Coat of arms of the January Uprising.svg Polish National Government Romanov Flag.svg Russian Empire Defeat
1914–1917 World War I Flag of Lithuania.svg Kingdom of Lithuania
Flag of the German Empire.svg German Empire
Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire
Bolsheviks
Defeat


Independent Lithuania[edit]

Date Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result
1918–1919 Lithuanian–Soviet War Lithuania Lithuania
 Saxon Volunteers
 Russian SFSR
Lithuanian–Belorussian SSR
Victory
1919 War against the Bermontians Lithuania Lithuania Flag of the West Russian Volunteer Army.svg West Russian Volunteer Army Victory
1920 Polish–Lithuanian War Lithuania Lithuania Poland Poland Defeat
1923 Klaipėda Revolt Lithuania Lithuania
Lithuanian Riflemen's Union
Flag of Memelland.png Directorate of the Klaipėda Region
France French administration Victory

Occupied and Soviet Lithuania[edit]

Independent modern Lithuania[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hrushevsky (2003), pp. 327ff.