The story

Chronological list of world wars and conflicts


16th Century to 19th Century

  • Eighty Years' War (independence of the Netherlands) (1568 - 1648)
  • Luso-Dutch War (1588 - 1654)
  • Thirty Years' War (1618 - 1648)
  • English Civil War (Oliver Cromwell) (1639 - 1652)
  • Frond in France (1648 - 1653)
  • Chmielnicki Uprising (1648 - 1654)
  • Russian-Polish War (1654 - 1656)
  • Swedish-Brandenburg War (1655 - 1656)
  • Swedish-Polish War (1655 - 1660)
  • Russian-Swedish War (1656 - 1658)
  • Swedish-Danish War (1656 - 1660)
  • Swedish-Dutch War (1657 - 1660)
  • Russian-Polish War (1658 - 1667)
  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701 - 1714)
  • Succession War of Poland (1733 - 1738)
  • Guaranitic Wars (1754 - 1777)
  • Seven Years' War (1756 - 1763)
  • The Independence of the USA (1775 - 1783)
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815)
  • Peninsular War (1807 - 1814)
  • Bolivian War of Independence (1809-1825)
  • Argentine War of Independence (1810 - 1816)
  • Mexican War of Independence (1810 - 1821)
  • Chilean War of Independence (1817 - 1818)
  • Brazilian War of Independence (1822 - 1823)
  • Liberal Wars of Portugal (1828-1834)
  • War of Rags (1835 - 1845)
  • Opium Wars (1839 - 1860)
  • First Italian War of Independence (1848-1849)
  • Second Italian War of Independence (April 29, 1859 - July 11, 1859)
  • Third Italian War of Independence (1866)
  • War against Oribe and Roses (1851 - 1852)
  • Crimean War (1853 - 1856)
  • American Civil War or Secession War (1861 - 1865)
  • War against Aguirre (1864)
  • War of Paraguay or War of the Triple Alliance (1864 - 1870)
  • Franco-Prussian War (1870 - 1871)
  • Pacific War (1879 - 1881)
  • First Boer War (1880 - 1881)
  • Straw War (1893 - 1897)
  • First Sino-Japanese War (1894 - 1895)
  • Hispanic American War (1898)
  • Second Boer War (1899 - 1902)
  • Boxers' War (1900 - 1901)


Guarani Wars - Seven Peoples of the Missions are the scene of a bloody war between the colonizers and the indigenous.