Coups d'état
A coup d'état (/ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/ ( listen ); French: blow of state; plural: coups d'état), also known as a coup, a putsch, or an overthrow, is the sudden and illegal seizure of a government,...
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Failed Turkish Coup Leaves 265 Dead As U.S. Citizens Are Urged To Continue To Stay Inside
The failed coup in Turkey left 265 dead, with 1,400 people wounds and 2,839 military personnel detained. U.S. government employees have been instructed not to attempt to travel to and from the airport...
Erdogan Calls On Obama To Extradite Cleric Blamed For Leading Coup Attempt
Turkey's Erdogan says Gulen's followers in the military were those responsible for trying to topple government. 'I condemn, in the strongest terms, the attempted military coup in Turkey,' Gulen says.
What has happened in Turkey? The attempted coup explained
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Failed Turkish Coup Leaves 265 Dead As U.S. Citizens Are Urged To Continue To Stay Inside
The failed coup in Turkey left 265 dead, with 1,400 people wounds and 2,839 military personnel detained. U.S. government employees have been instructed not to attempt to travel to and from the airport...
Vicente Herrera Zeledón
Vicente de las Mercedes Herrera Zeledón (20 January 1821-10 November 1888) was President of Costa Rica from 30 July 1876 to 11 September 1877.He came to power in the coup d'état that deposed President...
Bolivian military juntas of 1970-1982
Five successful military juntas took place in Bolivia between 1970 and 1982.
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Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan)
Muhammad Ayub Khan (Urdu: محمد ایوب خان‎; Bengali: মুহাম্মদ আইয়ুব খান; 14 May 1907 –19 April 1974), widely known as Ayub Khan, was the first military dictator and second President of P...
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Wilmington Insurrection of 1898
The Wilmington coup d'etat of 1898, also known as the Wilmington massacre of 1898 or the Wilmington race riot of 1898, began in Wilmington, North Carolina on November 10, 1898 and continued for severa...
Roman usurper
Usurpers are individuals or groups of individuals who obtain and maintain the power or rights of another by force and without legal authority. Usurpation was endemic during Roman imperial era, especia...
May Overthrow
The May Coup (Serbian: Мајски преврат, Majski prevrat) was a coup d'état in which Serbian King Alexander Obrenović and his wife, Queen Draga, were assassinated inside the Royal Palace in Belgrade on t...
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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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Otto Witte
Otto Witte (October 16, 1872 – August 13, 1958) was a German circus acrobat and fantasist who said that he managed to be crowned King of Albania.In 1913, when Albania broke away from the Ottoman Empir...
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All the Shah's Men
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror is a book written by American journalist Stephen Kinzer. The book discusses the 1953 Iranian coup d'état backed by the U.S. Ce...
All the Shah's Men - Wikipedia
Magnus Maximus
Magnus Maximus (Latin: Flavius Clemens Magnus Maximus Augustus, Welsh: Macsen Wledig) (ca. 335 – August 28, 388), also known as Maximianus (not to be confused with the emperor Maximian), was W...
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Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
Colonel Óscar Mendoza Azurdia (born 4 June 1917) was the chairman of the military junta in Guatemala from 24 October 1957 to 26 October 1957. He was later elected as Vice President on 12 September 198...