First Anglo-Maratha War

The First Anglo-Maratha War (1775–1782) was the first of three Anglo-Maratha Wars fought between the British East India Company and Maratha Empire in India. The war began with the Treaty of Surat and ended with the Treaty of Salbai. The war was fought in between Surat and Pune Kingdom saw British defeat and restoration of positions of both the parties before the war. Warren Hastings, the first President and Governor-General of East India Company's provinces in India decided not to attack Poona directly.

First Anglo-Maratha War
Part of the Anglo-Maratha Wars

A mural depicting the British surrender during the First Anglo-Maratha War. The mural is a part of the Victory Memorial (Vijay Stambh) located at Vadgaon Maval (Off NH-4, Malinagar, Vadgaon Maval, Pune)
Date1775–1782
Location
Result

Maratha victory[1][2][3][4]

Belligerents
Maratha Empire
Commanders and leaders
Strength

93,000 troops total[3][8]

23 ships[8]

Around 146,000 troops total[3][8]

14 ships[8]

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