Thursday, May 19, 2011

The Maratha Confederacy

The Maratha Confederacy was an Indian imperial power that existed from 1674 and 1818. It was founded by Shivaji. He waged war with the Mughals for 27 years from 1681 to 1707. The longest war ever waged in India. (Wikipedia).

(Picture above from Osprey's Men at Arms #263)

Other wars fought:

Battle of Panipat -against the Afghans (1761)
First Anglo-Maratha War (1777-1783)
Second Anglo-Maratha War (1803-1805)
Third Anglo-Maratha War, also known as the Pindari War (1817-1818)

Maratha on horseback.
Hopefully I will have some sculpts to share this weekend!

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