Congo Crisis
The Congo Crisis (French: Crise congolaise) was a period of political upheaval and conflict in the Republic of the Congo (today the Democratic Republic of the Congo) between 1960 and 1965. It bega...
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1963 Honduran coup d'état
The 1963 Honduran coup d'état was a military takeover of the Honduran government on 3 October 1963, ten days before a scheduled election. Oswaldo López Arellano replaced Ramón Villeda Morales as the P...
1963 Honduran coup d'état - Wikipedia
November 1963 Iraqi coup d'état
The November 1963 Iraqi coup d'état took place on November 10–11, 1963 when, following internal party divisions, pro-Nasserist Iraqi officers led a military coup within the Ba'ath Party.Although the c...
November 1963 Iraqi coup d'état - Wikipedia
1964 Gabon coup d'état
The 1964 Gabon coup d'état was staged between 17 and 18 February 1964 by Gabonese military officers who rose against Gabonese President Léon M'ba. Before the coup, Gabon was seen as one of the most po...
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Angelis Gatsos
Angelis Gatsos (Greek: Αγγελής Γάτσος; 1771–1839) was a Slavophone Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence. He was born in the village of Sarakinovo, today known as Sarakinoi...
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First Congo War
The First Congo War (1996–1997) was a foreign invasion of Zaire led by Rwanda that replaced a decades-long dictator, Mobutu Sésé Seko with the rebel leader Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Destabilization in ea...
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1964 Brazilian coup d'état
The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état (Portuguese: Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964 or, more colloquially, Golpe de 64) names a series of events in Brazil that commenced on March 31, 1964, and culminate...
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Algiers putsch of 1961
The Algiers putsch (French: Putsch d'Alger or Coup d'État d'Alger), also known as the Generals' putsch (Putsch des Généraux), was a failed coup d'état to overthrow French President Charles de Gaul...
1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt
On November 11, 1960, a failed coup attempt against President Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam was led by Lieutenant Colonel Vương Văn Đông and Colonel Nguyễn Chánh Thi of the Airborne Division of the A...
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1964 United States Embassy in Libreville bombings
The United States Embassy in Libreville, Gabon was bombed on 5 March 1964 and again on 8 March.
Two weeks before the bombings, Gabon had undergone an abortive coup d'état against its president, Le...
Belgian Congo general election, 1960
General elections were held in the Belgian Congo on 22 May 1960, in order to create a government to rule the country following independence, scheduled for 30 June. The 137-seat Chamber of Representati...
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Constantin Denis Bourbaki
Colonel Constantin Denis Bourbaki (Greek: Διονύσιος Βούρβαχης, Dionysios Vourvachis), (1787 – February 8, 1827) was a Greek officer educated in France, and serving in the French military. He...
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Anastasios Dalipis
Anastasios Dalipis (Greek: Αναστάσιος Νταλίπης; 1896–1949), usually referred as Tasos Dalipis, was a Greek Army officer and politician, who was elected many times as a member of the Greek Parliame...
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Nikolaos Makarezos
Nikolaos Makarezos (Greek: Νικόλαος Μακαρέζος; 1919 - 3 August 2009) was a Greek Army officer and one of the masterminds of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974.
He was born in 1919 in the vi...
1962 Ceylonese coup d'état attempt
The 1962 Ceylonese coup d'état attempt (also known as the Colonels coup ) was a failed military coup planned in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Several Christian elite senior military and policy officers planned ...
Ramadan Revolution
The Ramadan Revolution, also referred to as the 8 February Revolution and the February 1963 Coup d'état in Iraq, was a military coup by the Ba'ath Party's Iraqi-wing which overthrew the Prime Minister...
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Nikolaos Zorbas
Nikolaos Zorbas (Greek: Νικόλαος Ζορμπάς; 1844–1920), was a Greek soldier, most notable as the nominal leader of the Military League which organized the Goudi coup in 1909.
His family wa...
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Cable 243
DEPTEL 243, also known as Telegram 243, the August 24 cable or most commonly Cable 243, was a high-profile message sent on August 24, 1963, by the United States Department of State to Henry Cabot Lodg...
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Dimitrios Kallergis
Dimitrios Kallergis (Greek: Δημήτριος Καλλέργης; 1803–1867), was a Cretan-born Greek soldier and statesman.Hailing from the distinguished Cretan Kallergis family, he studied medicine at Paris and ...
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1963 Syrian coup d'état
The 1963 Syrian coup d'état, referred to by the Syrian government as the 8 March Revolution (Arabic: ثورة الثامن من آذار‎), was the successful seizure of power in Syria by the military commi...
1963 Syrian coup d'état - Wikipedia
Saint-Sylvestre coup d'état
The Saint-Sylvestre coup d'état was a coup d'état staged by Jean-Bédel Bokassa, leader of the Central African Republic (CAR) army, and his military officers against the government of President David D...
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Niemba Ambush
The Niemba Ambush took place on November 8, 1960, when an Irish Army platoon in the Congo was ambushed and decimated by Baluba tribesmen. Ireland had deployed Irish troops as United Nations Operation ...
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing
The 1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing in Saigon was an aerial attack on 27 February 1962 by two dissident Vietnam Air Force pilots, Second Lieutenant Nguyễn Văn Cử and First Lieutenant...
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing - Wikipedia
Hukou Incident
Hukou Incident (Chinese: 湖口兵變) is an attempted Coup d'état that took place on January 21, 1964 at Hukou, Hsinchu, Taiwan. During a staff meeting at the 1st Armor Division headquarter, General Chao...
17 July Revolution
The 17 July Revolution was a bloodless coup in Iraq in 1968, led by General Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, which brought the Iraqi Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party to power. Both Saddam Husse...
1966 Syrian coup d'état
The 1966 Syrian coup d'état refers to events between 21 and 23 February in which the government of the Syrian Arab Republic was overthrown and replaced. The ruling National Command of the Arab Sociali...
1966 Syrian coup d'état - Wikipedia
September 1964 South Vietnamese coup attempt
Before dawn on September 13, 1964, the ruling military junta of South Vietnam, led by General Nguyễn Khánh, was threatened by a coup attempt headed by Generals Lâm Văn Phát and Dương Văn Đức, who sent...
September 1964 South Vietnamese coup attempt - Wikipedia