Discover 7 of the Longest Wars in History

These military engagements dragged on for centuries.

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The Reconquista

Duration: approximately 774 years

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The Roman-Persian wars

Duration: approximately 681 years

The Germanic wars

Duration: approximately 588 years

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Arab-Byzantine wars

Duration: approximately 400 years

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The Ottoman wars

Duration: approximately 573 years

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The Philippines revolt

Duration: approximately 377 years

The Mexican-Indian Wars

Duration: approximately 414 years

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