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A list of all important battles fought by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This battles list includes any Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. Peninsular War and Battle of Waterloo are included on this list.

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Battle of Aligarh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Battle of Aligarh Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India - The Siege of Aligarh also known as the Battle of Aligarh was fought between the Maratha Confederacy and the British East India Company during the Second Anglo-Maratha War at Aligarh, India. ...more

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Battle of Assaye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Assaye, India - The Battle of Assaye was a major battle of the Second Anglo-Maratha War fought between the Maratha Empire and the British East India Company. It occurred on 23 September 1803 near Assaye in ...more

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Siege of Badajoz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Badajoz, Spain - In the Siege of Badajoz, also called the Third Siege of Badajoz, an Anglo-Portuguese Army, under General Arthur Wellesley, besieged Badajoz, Spain and forced the surrender of the French ...more

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Battle of Bussaco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Serra do Buçaco - The Battle of Buçaco or Bussaco resulted in the defeat of French forces by Lord Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army, in Portugal during the Peninsular War. Having occupied the heights of ...more

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Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Fuentes de Oñoro, Spain - In the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, the British-Portuguese Army under Viscount Wellington checked an attempt by the French Army of Portugal under Marshal André Masséna to ...more

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Battle of Garris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Garris, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France - In the Battle of Garris on February 15, 1814, an Allied force under the direct command of Arthur Wellesley, Marquess Wellington defeated General of Division Jean Harispe's French division during ...more

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Battle of Grijó is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Grijó, Portugal - The Battle of Grijó was a battle that ended in victory for the Anglo-Portuguese Army commanded by Sir Arthur Wellesley over the French army commanded by Marshal Nicolas Soult during the ...more

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Battle of Køge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Battle of Køge Køge, Copenhagen, Denmark - The Battle of Køge was a battle on 29 August 1807 between British troops besieging Copenhagen and Danish militia raised on Sjælland. It ended in British victory and also known as ...more

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Battle of Nivelle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Nivelle, Spain - The Battle of Nivelle took place in front of the River Nivelle near the end of the Peninsular War. After the Allied siege of San Sebastian, Wellington's 80,000 British, Portuguese and Spanish ...more

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Battle of Orthez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Orthez, France - The Battle of Orthez saw the Anglo-Portuguese Army under Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington defeat a French army led by Marshal Nicolas Soult in southern France near the end ...more

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Battle of Pombal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Pombal, Portugal - The Battle of Pombal was a sharp skirmish during Marshal Masséna's retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras, the first in a series of lauded rearguard actions fought by Michel Ney. The ...more

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Second Battle of Porto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Portugal - During the Battle of Porto, also known as the Battle of the Douro, General Arthur Wellesley's Anglo-Portuguese Army defeated Marshal Nicolas Soult's French troops on 12 May 1809 and took the ...more

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Battle of Quatre Bras is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Quatre Bras, Belgium - The Battle of Quatre Bras, between Wellington's Anglo-Dutch army and the left wing of the Armée du Nord under Marshal Michel Ney, was fought near the strategic crossroads of Quatre Bras ...more

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Battle of Redinha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Soure Municipality, Portugal, Portugal - The Battle of Redinha was a rearguard action which took place on March 12, 1811, during Masséna's retreat from Portugal, by a French division under Marshal Ney against a considerably ...more

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Battle of Roliça is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Portugal - In the Battle of Roliça an Anglo-Portuguese army under Sir Arthur Wellesley defeated an outnumbered French army under General Henri Delaborde, near the village of Roliça in ...more

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Battle of Salamanca is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Arapiles, Salamanca, Spain - The Battle of Salamanca saw an Anglo-Portuguese army under the Duke of Wellington defeat Marshal Auguste Marmont's French forces among the hills around Arapiles, south of Salamanca, Spain on 22 ...more

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Siege of Seringapatam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Siege of Seringapatam Kingdom of Mysore - The Siege of Seringapatam was the final confrontation of the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore. The British achieved a decisive victory ...more

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Battle of Sorauren is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Navarre, Spain - The Battle of Sorauren was part of a series of engagements in late July 1813 called the Battle of the Pyrenees in which a combined British and Portuguese force under Sir Arthur Wellesley held ...more

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Battle of Talavera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Talavera de la Reina, Spain - The Battle of Talavera was fought just outside the town of Talavera de la Reina, Spain some 120 kilometres southwest of Madrid, during the Peninsular War. At Talavera an Anglo-Spanish army under ...more

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Battle of the Bidassoa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Pyrenees - In the Battle of the Bidasoa on 7 October 1813 the Allied army of Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington wrested a foothold on French soil from Nicolas Soult's French army. The Allied troops ...more

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Battle of the Nive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Bayonne, France - The Battles of the Nive were fought towards the end of the Peninsular War. Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese and Spanish army defeated Marshal Nicolas Soult's French ...more

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Battle of the Pyrenees is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Pyrenees - The Battle of the Pyrenees was a large-scale offensive launched on 25 July 1813 by Marshal Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult from the Pyrénées region on Emperor Napoleon’s order, in the ...more

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Battle of Toulouse is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Toulouse, France - The Battle of Toulouse was one of the final battles of the Napoleonic Wars, four days after Napoleon's surrender of the French Empire to the nations of the Sixth Coalition. Having pushed the ...more

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Battle of Vimeiro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Vimeiro - In the Battle of Vimeiro the British under General Arthur Wellesley defeated the French under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, near Lisbon, Portugal during the ...more

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Battle of Vitoria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain - At the Battle of Vitoria a British, Portuguese and Spanish army under General the Marquess of Wellington broke the French army under Joseph Bonaparte and Marshal Jean-Baptiste Jourdan near ...more

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Battle of Waterloo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Waterloo, Belgium - The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Napoleon ...more

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Burgos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Burgos Burgos is a city in northern Spain and the historic capital of Castile. It is situated on the confluence of the Arlanzón river tributaries, at the edge of the Iberian central plateau. It ...more

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First Battle of Porto is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Porto, Portugal - In the First Battle of Porto the French under Marshal Soult defeated the Portuguese, under General Parreiras, and the British Army, outside the city of Porto during the Peninsular War. Soult ...more

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Fourth Anglo-Mysore War is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War Indian subcontinent - The Fourth Anglo–Mysore War was a war in South India between the Kingdom of Mysore and the British East India Company under the Earl of Mornington. This was the final conflict of the four ...more

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Hundred Days is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
France - The Hundred Days, sometimes known as the Hundred Days of Napoleon or Napoleon's Hundred Days, marked the period between Emperor Napoleon of France's return from exile on Elba to Paris on 20 ...more

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Napoleonic Wars is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Europe - The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire led by Emperor Napoleon I against an array of European powers formed into various coalitions. They revolutionized ...more

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Peninsular War is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Iberian Peninsula - The Peninsular War was a military conflict between the First French Empire and the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars. ...more

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Second Anglo-Maratha War is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Second Anglo-Maratha War Central India Agency - The Second Anglo-Maratha War was the second conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.

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Siege of Burgos is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Burgos, Spain - At the Siege of Burgos, from 19 September to 21 October 1812, the Anglo-Portuguese Army led by General Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington tried to capture the castle of Burgos from its ...more

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Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain - In the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo, the Viscount Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army besieged the city's French garrison under General of Brigade Jean Léonard Barrié. After two breaches ...more

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Siege of San Sebastián is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain - In the Siege of San Sebastián Allied forces under the command of Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington captured the city of San Sebastián in northern Spain from its French ...more

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War of the Sixth Coalition is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Battles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Europe - In the War of the Sixth Coalition, a coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German States finally defeated France and drove Napoleon ...more