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Annexation of the Punjab

Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics 1845-1849 exhibition

Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics 1845-1849 11 March – 4 June 2017 Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens For the first time ever, a hidden era of British and Sikh history will be coming alive through a unique exhibition in Leicester. The project will showcase relics that have been 3D modelled and will use augmented reality technology to bring alive the story of t...
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BBC radio programme The Sikh Empire

The Sikh Empire: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rise of the Sikh Empire in the 18th Century under Ranjit Singh, who unified the Sikh kingdoms as the Mughal Empire declined. He became Maharaja of the Panjab at Lahore in 1801, capturing Amritsar the following year. His empire flourished until 1839, after which a decade of unrest ended with the British annexation. Thursday 7 Ap...
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