2009 Honduran constitutional crisis
The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis was a political dispute over plans to rewrite the Constitution of Honduras. It began when Honduran President Manuel Zelaya planned to hold a poll on a referend...
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Edward VIII abdication crisis
In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire was caused by King-Emperor Edward VIII's proposal to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was ...
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1977 Fijian constitutional crisis
Fiji's parliamentary election of March 1977 precipitated a constitutional crisis, which was the first major challenge to the country's democratic institutions since independence in 1970.Politics in th...
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Honduran fourth ballot box referendum
The cuarta urna or fourth ballot box referendum was a plan by Honduran president Manuel Zelaya to run a non-binding referendum to consult the public regarding the administration of a second, binding r...
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Fatti di Rovereta
The fatti di Rovereta (the Rovereta affair) was a constitutional crisis in San Marino in 1957 in which the Grand and General Council was deliberately rendered inquorate to prevent the scheduled electi...
United States presidential election in California, 1876
In the 1876 United States presidential election, California narrowly voted for the Republican nominee, Ohio Governor Rutherford B. Hayes, over the Democratic nominee, New York Governor Samuel J. Tilde...
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William F. Draper
William Franklin Draper (April 9, 1842 – January 28, 1910) was an American businessman, industrialist, and soldier who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Draper was born in Lowell...
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Richard Frothingham, Jr.
Richard Frothingham, Jr. (January 31, 1812 – January 29, 1880) was a Massachusetts historian, journalist, and politician. Frothingham was a proprietor and managing editor of The Boston Post. He also...
Ernest Aldrich Simpson
Ernest Aldrich Simpson (6 May 1897 – 30 November 1958) was an American-born naturalized British shipping executive best known as the second husband of Wallis Simpson. He was a partner with the City sh...
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Law Library of Congress report on the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis
Honduras: Constitutional Law Issues is a controversial and disputed legal opinion report commissioned by Congressman Aaron Schock (R., Ill.), prepared by Senior Foreign Law Specialist Norma Gutiérrez,...
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Second Barons' War
The Second Barons' War (1264–1267) was a civil war in England between the forces of a number of barons led by Simon de Montfort against Royalist forces led by Prince Edward (later Edward I of En...
Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2007
Early parliamentary elections in Ukraine took place on 30 September 2007. The date of the election was determined following agreement between the President Viktor Yushchenko, the Prime Minister Viktor...
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1975 Australian constitutional crisis
The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis (often known simply as "the Dismissal") has been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian history. It culminated on 11 Nove...
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People's Budget
The 1909/1910 People's Budget was a product of then British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith's Liberal government, introducing unprecedented taxes on the wealthy in Britain and radical social welfare prog...
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Easter Crisis of 1920
The Easter Crisis of 1920 was a constitutional crisis and a significant event in the development of constitutional monarchy in Denmark. It began with the dismissal of the elected government by the re...
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United States presidential election, 1876
The United States presidential election of 1876 was the 23rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1876. It was one of the most contentious and controversial presidential ele...
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Russian constitutional referendum, 1993
A constitutional referendum was held in Russia on 12 December 1993. The new constitution was approved by 58.4% of voters, and came into force on 25 December.
Since 1992 President Boris Yeltsin had...
Alfred Blunt
Alfred Walter Frank Blunt (24 September 1879 – 12 June 1957) was a Church of England bishop. He was the second Bishop of Bradford from 1931 to 1955 and is best known for a speech which exacerbated the...
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1993 Guatemalan constitutional crisis
The 1993 Guatemala constitutional crisis took place in 1993 when then President Jorge Serrano Elías attempted a self-coup or autogolpe. On Tuesday May 25, 1993, Serrano illegally suspended the constit...
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John Wheeldon
John Murray Wheeldon (9 August 1929 – 24 May 2006) was an Australian federal politician and briefly a minister. He is mainly notable for his views on Australian foreign policy.Wheeldon...
Reg Withers
Reginald Greive "Reg" Withers (26 October 1924 – 15 November 2014) was a long-serving member of the Australian Senate, a government minister, and Lord Mayor of Perth.
Withers was born in Bunbury, ...
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Noemvriana
The Noemvriana (Greek: Νοεμβριανά, "November Events") of November–December 1916, or the Greek Vespers, was a political dispute, which led to an armed confrontation in Athens between the royalist g...
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National Schism
The National Schism (Greek: Εθνικός Διχασμός, Ethnikos Dikhasmos, sometimes called The Great Division) was a series of disagreements between King Constantine I and Prime Minister Eleftherios Veni...
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Exclusion Bill
The Exclusion Crisis ran from 1679 through 1681 in the reign of King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland. The Exclusion Bill sought to exclude the king's brother and heir presumptive, James, D...
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Royal Succession Bills and Acts
Royal Succession Bills and Acts are pieces of (proposed) legislation to determine the legal line of succession to the Monarchy of the United Kingdom.A Succession to the Crown Bill is a proposed piece ...
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16 May 1877 crisis
The 16 May 1877 crisis (French: Crise du seize mai) was a constitutional crisis in the French Third Republic concerning the distribution of power between the President and the legislature. When t...
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