What was the Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War (1752-1757)?

Introduction The Konbaung-Hanthawaddy War (Burmese: ကုန်းဘောင်-ဟံသာဝတီ စစ်) was the war fought between the Konbaung Dynasty and the Restored Hanthawaddy Kingdom of Burma (Myanmar) from 20 April 1752 to 06 May 1757. The war was the last of several wars between the Burmese-speaking north and the Mon-speaking south that ended the Mon people’s centuries-long dominance of… Read More

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What was the Burmese-Siamese War (1765-1767)?

Introduction The Burmese-Siamese War (23 August 1765 to 07 April 1767) (Burmese: ယိုးဒယား-မြန်မာစစ် (၁၇၆၅–၁၇၆၇); Thai: สงครามคราวเสียกรุงศรีอยุธยาครั้งที่สอง, lit. “war of the second fall of Ayutthaya”) was the second military conflict between the Konbaung dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and the Ban Phlu Luang Dynasty of Siam (Thailand), and the war that ended the four-century-old Ayutthaya kingdom of… Read More

What was the Burmese-Siamese War (1759-1760)?

Introduction The Burmese–Siamese War (December 1759 to May 1760) (Burmese: ယိုးဒယား-မြန်မာစစ် (၁၇၅၉–၁၇၆၀); Thai: สงครามพม่า-สยาม (พ.ศ. 2302–2303)) was the first military conflict between the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and the Ban Phlu Luang Dynasty of Siam (Thailand). It reignited the centuries-long warfare between the two states that would go on for another century. The Burmese… Read More