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Encyclopedia > Battle of Aliwal
Battle of Aliwal
Part of First Anglo-Sikh War
Date January 28, 1846
Location near the Sutlej river
Result British victory
Combatants
British Sikhs
Commanders
Sir Harry Smith Runjoor Singh
Casualties
850 c. 700 c.
First Anglo-Sikh War
MudkiFerozeshahAliwalSobraon

The Battle of Aliwal was fought on January 28, 1846 between the British and the Sikhs. The British were led by Sir Harry Smith, while the Sikhs were led by Ranjodh Singh Majithia. The First Anglo-Sikh War (1845–1846), resulted in partial subjugation of the Sikh kingdom by the British East India Company. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Sutlej, also known as Satluj, is the longest of the five rivers of Punjab (five waters) that flows through Northern India, with its source in Tibet near Mount Kailash. ... Lieutenant-General Harry George Wakelyn Smith (28 June 1787-12 October 1860) was a notable English soldier and military commander of the early 19th century. ... The First Anglo-Sikh War (1845–1846), resulted in partial subjugation of the Sikh kingdom by the British East India Company. ... The Battle of Mudki was fought on December 18, 1845, between Great Britain and the Sikhs. ... The Battle of Ferozeshah was fought on December 21 and December 22 of 1845 between the British and the Sikhs, at the village Ferozeshah in Punjab. ... The Battle of Sobraon was fought on February 10, 1846 between British forces and the Sikhs. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Lieutenant-General Harry George Wakelyn Smith (28 June 1787-12 October 1860) was a notable English soldier and military commander of the early 19th century. ...


 
 

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