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Forth Anglo Mysore War

The Fourth Anglo-Mysore war took place in 1799.

After the Third Mysore war Tippu could revive his financial position and wanted to avenge his humiliating defeat and the conditions imposed on him by the British Tippu tried to get the help from France, Kabul and Turkey to expel the British from India.

The British thought that there was a threat from Tippu.

Lord Wellesley, the British Governor General, wanted to see the end of Tippu.

Wellesley declared a war against Tippu Sultan on 22nd February 1799.

Arthur Wellesley who defeated Napoleon in the Battle of waterloo.

The triple alliance consisting of Marathas, Nizam aand British formed again.

Tippu sultan refused to accept the humiliating conditions offered to him and continued the war.

The war was ended with the defeat and death of Tippu in 1799.

Marathas and Nizam annexed some of the territories of the Tippu.

British annexed canara, Nilagiri and Coimbatore districts.

The British restored the Mysore throne to Krishna Raja of Odayar dynastry, a boy of 8 years and entered into agreement with him.

Thus Mysore lost its independence.