List of wars involving Serbia

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The following is a list of wars involving Serbia in the late modern period and contemporary history.

The list gives the name, the date, combatants, and the result of these conflicts following this legend:

  Serbian victory
  Serbian defeat
  Another result (e.g. a treaty or peace without a clear result, status quo ante bellum, result of civil or internal conflict, result unknown or indecisive)
  Ongoing conflict

List[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results
First Serbian Uprising
(1804–1813)
Part of the Serbian Revolution

Supported by:
 Russian Empire (1807–12)

Dahijas (1804)
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire(from 1805)

Supported by:
 France[1]

Defeat
Hadži-Prodan's Revolt
(1814)
Part of the Serbian Revolution
Revolutionary Serbia Serbian rebels Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire Defeat
  • Uprising suppressed
Second Serbian Uprising
(1815–1817)
Part of the Serbian Revolution
Principality of Serbia Serbian rebels Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire Victory
Serb uprising
(1848–1849)
Part of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire
Victory
Herzegovina uprising
(1875–1877)
Part of the Great Eastern Crisis
Serb rebels
Supported by:
 Serbia
 Montenegro
 Ottoman Empire
First Serbian–Ottoman War
(1876–1877)
Part of the Great Eastern Crisis
 Ottoman Empire Defeat
  • Russian-mediated truce
Second Serbian–Ottoman War
(1877–1878)
Part of the Great Eastern Crisis and the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78)
 Ottoman Empire Victory
Timok Rebellion
(1883)
 Kingdom of Serbia
Royalist victory
  • Rebellion suppressed
Serbo-Bulgarian War
(1885)

Support by:
 Austria-Hungary

 Bulgaria Defeat
First Balkan War
(1912–1913)
Part of the Balkan Wars
Balkan League: Supported by:

Supported by:
 Austria-Hungary

Victory
Second Balkan War
(1913)
Part of the Balkan Wars
Victory
Ohrid-Debar Uprising
(1913)
Part of the aftermath of the Second Balkan War

Supported by:
 Albania

Victory
  • Suppression of uprising
Serbian campaign and Balkans theatre
(1914–1918)
Part of the European theatre of World War I
Allied Powers
Central Powers:
Victory
Revolutions and interventions in Hungary
(1918–1920)
Part of the aftermath of World War I and the Revolutions of 1917–23
Victory
Austro-Slovene conflict in Carinthia
(1918–1919)
Part of the aftermath of World War I
 Yugoslavia  German-Austria Ceasefire
Christmas Uprising
(1919)
Part of the aftermath of World War I and the creation of Yugoslavia
Montenegrin Whites Victory
  • Uprising suppressed
Invasion of Yugoslavia
(1941)
Part of the Balkans campaign and Mediterranean theatre of World War II
 Yugoslavia Axis Defeat
World War II in Yugoslavia
(1941–1945)
Part of the European theatre of World War II
Allies
Aerial and logistics support:
Former Axis powers:
 Bulgaria (1944–45)
Other factions:
Supported by: Supported by: Western Allies:
Axis

 Chetniks (against Partisans)
Yugoslav Partisan Victory
War in Croatia
(1991–1995)
Part of the Yugoslav Wars
Supported by:
Defeat
War in Bosnia
(1992–1995)
Part of the Yugoslav Wars
'Supported by:

 NATO (1995)

Military stalemate
  • Internal partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina according to the Dayton Accords
  • Over 101,000 dead
  • Deployment of NATO-led forces to oversee the peace agreement
Kosovo War
(1998–1999)
Part of the Yugoslav Wars
 FR Yugoslavia UCK KLA.svg UÇK
 NATO (1999)

Supported by:
 Albania

Defeat[3]
Insurgency in the Preševo Valley
(1999–2001)
Part of the Yugoslav Wars
 FR Yugoslavia UCPMB logo.svg UÇPMB Victory[4]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "The First Serbian Uprising (1804-1813) and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of the Eastern Question". 27 January 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  2. ^ Egidio Ivetic, Le guerre balcaniche, il Mulino - Universale Paperbacks, 2006, p. 63
  3. ^ References:
    • Stigler, Andrew L. "A clear victory for air power: NATO's empty threat to invade Kosovo." International Security 27.3 (2003): 124-157.
    • Biddle, Stephen. "The new way of war? Debating the Kosovo model." (2002): 138-144.
    • Dixon, Paul. "Victory by spin? Britain, the US and the propaganda war over Kosovo." Civil Wars 6.4 (2003): 83-106.
    • Harvey, Frank P. "Getting NATO's success in Kosovo right: The theory and logic of counter-coercion." Conflict Management and Peace Science 23.2 (2006): 139-158.
  4. ^ David Holley (25 May 2001). "Yugoslavia Occupies Last of Kosovo Buffer". LA Times. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 June 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Holley, David (25 May 2001). "Yugoslavia Occupies Last of Kosovo Buffer". LA Times. Archived from the original on 4 March 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2012.