The Longest Wars In History Of The World

Wars have been waged ever since humans developed the first tools and built weapons. While some have defined our immediate existence—both World Wars, for instance—they are in actuality a blip in the annals of military history. In fact, there are dozens of wars that have been fought over decades or even centuries. Starting with the Reconquista and ending with the Mexican Indian Wars, this article will examine the eight longest conflicts in human history.