Tipu Sultan became a symbol of resistance against British rule, with emphasis on aspects of his persona which suited the nationalist narrative. Today, there has been increased spotlight on his autocratic tendencies and brutal repression in annexed territories, with an increased emphasis on his religion.
His Struggle against the British:
First Anglo-Mysore War (1767-69)
Second Anglo-Mysore War (1780-84)
Third Anglo-Mysore War (1790-92)
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War and Death of Tipu Sultan: (1799)
Tipu Sultan as an Administrator:
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