Second Maratha War 1802-1805

[ 1802 - 1805 ]

The second war (1803-05) was caused by the peshwa Baji Rao II's defeat by the Holkars (one of the leading Maratha clans) and his acceptance of British protection by the Treaty of Bassein in December 1802. The Sindhia and the Bhonsle families contested the agreement, but they were defeated, respectively, at Laswari and Delhi by Lord Lake and at Assaye and Argaon by Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington). The Holkar clan then joined in, and the Maratha were left with a free hand in the regions of central India and Rajasthan.

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Nizam'Ali Khan was a British ally in the second and third Maratha Wars (1803-05, 1817-19)

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Total Casualties 25000 Killed and Wounded
Casualties Killed / Wounded
Military Casualties Killed 25000 /Wounded
Civilian Casualties Killed / Wounded
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Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Maratha Empire and United Kingdom - UK (Great Britain) 1802 1805 View

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