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Battle of Alegaon
Date1762
LocationAlegaon, Maharashtra
Result Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao victory against Madhavrao I.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire
  • Hyderabad
  • Maratha Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMadhavrao I Nizam Ali Khan
Raghunathrao

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 November 12, 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]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5. 
  2. "General on 12-November-1762". http://www.indianage.com/eventdate.php/General/12-November-1762. 

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