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Battle of Ghunib
Part of the Caucasian War
Date1859
LocationGunib, Dagestan
Belligerents
Thirdimamateflag.svg Caucasian Imamate  Russian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Imam Shamil Aleksandr Baryatinsky
Strength
400 40,000
Casualties and losses
350

21 killed

159 wounded


The Battle of Ghunib was a siege between the Russian Empire and the Caucasian Imamate in 1859. After 25 years of resistance Imam Shamil surrendered to the Russians.

References[edit | edit source]

  • The Russian conquest of the Caucasus, John Frederick Baddeley,1908

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