Timeline from 1799-1857

Timeline created by Faiez Awais
In History
  • Death of Tipu Sultan.

    Death of Tipu Sultan.
    Tipu's last stand was the defence of Seringapatnam where he died fighting bravely.
  • Defeat of the Maratha leader Sindhia

    Defeat of the Maratha leader Sindhia
    Lord lake took over Delhi after Successfully defeating the Maratha leader, Sindhia.
  • Marquis of Wellesley and the Nawab of Awadh

    Marquis of Wellesley and the Nawab of Awadh
    Marquis of Wellesley forced the Nawab of Awadh to handover 30,000 sq. miles of land between the river Ganga and Yamuna.
  • The cartridge incident

    The cartridge incident
    The British released new rifles that had cartridges greased with the fat of cows and pigs. Hindu soldiers didn't use this rifle because cow is a holy animal in their religion and Muslims didn't use the rifle because intake of meat of pigs is forbidden in Islam. this led to huge revolt and later a war.
  • The war of Independence

    The war of Independence
    War of independence also known as the Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India in 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company,
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    Doctrine of Lapse

    This law said that if a Hindu ruler died without a natural heir, the state would go under British control due to this law 8 states in 8 years went under British rule