Anglo-Mysore Wars Timeline
Haidar Ali usurps the throne of the Kingdom of Mysore.
1767 - 1769
First Anglo-Mysore War.
1767 - 1799
The four Anglo-Mysore Wars see the East India Company expand its territories in India.
Haidar Ali, ruler of the kingdom of Mysore, declares war on the East India Company.
The East India Company defeats Mysore and the Nizam of Hyderabad at the battle of Trinamalai.
1780 - 1784
Second Anglo-Mysore War.
The Kingdom of Mysore defeats the East India Company at the battle of Pollilur.
The East India Company defeats the Kingdom of Mysore at the battle of Porto Novo (Parangipettai).
1782 - 1799
Reign of Tipu Sultan (aka Tipoo Sahib), ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore.
The Kingdom of Mysore attacks the Kingdom of Travancore in southern India.
1790 - 1792
Third Anglo-Mysore War.
The Treaty of Seringapatam ends the Third Anglo-Mysore War and obliges Mysore to give up half its territory to the East India Company.
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War.
7 Apr 1799
An East India Company army begins a one-month siege of Seringapatam, capital of the Kingdom of Mysore.
3 May 1799
The East India Company wins the Anglo-Mysore Wars by capturing Seringapatam. Tipu Sultan of Mysore is killed and the kingdom becomes a British protectorate.
The East India Company takes over the Kingdom of Mysore.