Burmese Empire

Pagan (1044-1287) Toungoo (1531-1752)

Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885)
In 1760, Alaungpaya captured the Tenasserim coast. King Hsinbyushin sacked Ayutthaya in 1767, and successfully defended against China's invasions between 1765 and 1770. The Siamese used the Burmese preoccupation with China to recover their lost territories by 1770, and in addition, went on to capture Lan Na in 1776, ending over two centuries of Burmese suzerainty over the region. Burma and Siam went to war again in 17851787, 1792±1793, 1804, 1808 and 1852-1854 but all resulted in a stalemate. After decades of war, the two countries essentially exchanged Tenasserim and Lan Na. With a powerful China in the northeast and a resurgent Siam in the southeast, King Bodawpaya turned westward for expansion. He conquered Arakan in 1784, annexed Manipur in 1813, and captured Assam in 1817-1819, leading to a long ill-defined border with British India. Bodawpaya's successor King Bagyidaw was left to put down British instigated rebellions in Manipur in 1819 and Assam in 1821-1822. Burmese losed First AngloBurmese War (1824±1826) and evatually end Burmese Empire in 1885 by Third Anglo-Burmese War.

British
USA military base 1898 to 2010

Ymayyad

Mongol

Russia

Abbasid 750-1258

Spanish
1644-1912 French 1600-1960 1271-1368 Portugese 1415-1999
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Ing, China

Yuan, China

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