Battle of Arikera

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Battle of Arikera
Part of 3rd Mysore War
Date: 15 May 1791
Location: Arakere, Karnataka
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: approx 12.404684°N 76.823502°E
Result: British victory
Combatants
East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Commanders
The Earl Cornwallis Tipu Sultan
Strength
Casualties
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At the Battle of Arikera on the 15th May 1791, Tipu's forces were routed by the British, who failed to capitalise on their success here.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Arakere
Variants: Arikera/Arrekeery/Arikera/Arakerry.

External Links

Heritage History - Mysore Wars
Wikipedia - Anglo-Mysore Wars Wars
Wikipedia - 3rd Mysore War
Google Books - Battle of Arikera

Arakere Location
Survey 1920-1946