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...
Alapainui
Alapaʻi (full name: Alapaʻinuiakauaua, known also as Alapaʻi I or Alapaʻi Nui, "Alapaʻi the Great") (died in 1754) was a king of Hawaiʻi island in ancient Hawaii. He was ...
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Shah of Shahs
Shah of Shahs, published in 1982, is Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuściński's analysis of the decline and fall of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.
Bolivian military juntas of 1970-1982
Five successful military juntas took place in Bolivia between 1970 and 1982.
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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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Usurper
A usurper is an illegitimate or controversial claimant to power, often but not always in a monarchy. This may include a person who succeeds in establishing himself as a monarch without inheriting the ...
Russian Civil War
The Russian Civil War (Russian: Гражданская война́ в Росси́и Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossiy) (November 1917 – October 1922) was a multi-party war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the R...
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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...