Battle of Alegaon

The Battle of Alegaon was fought between Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad and Raghunathrao of the Maratha Empire against Madhavrao I of the Maratha Empire.[1] Raghunathrao had established an alliance with Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad.[1] When conflict arose between Raghunathrao and Madhavrao I, a joint campaign between Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao resulted in Madhavrao I being heavily defeated.[1] Madhavrao I surrendered on 12 November 1762.[2] Nizam Ali Khan got all of his previously lost territories that were lost at the Battle of Udgir.[1] Madhavrao I submitted to his uncle, Raghunathrao.[1]

Battle of Alegaon
Date1762
Location
Alegaon, Taluka: Shirur, District : Pune. 55 km east of Pune Maharashtra
Result Hyderabad State Victory[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire Hyderabad State
Maratha Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMadhavrao I Nizam Ali Khan
Raghunathrao

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5.
  2. ^ General on 12-November-1762, archived from the original on 18 May 2015, retrieved 6 May 2015