List of coups d'état and coup attempts by country

This is a list of coups d'état and coup attempts by country.

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AfghanistanEdit

AlgeriaEdit

ArgentinaEdit

AzerbaijanEdit

BEdit

BangladeshEdit

BeninEdit

BoliviaEdit

BophuthatswanaEdit

BrazilEdit

BulgariaEdit

Burkina FasoEdit

BurmaEdit

BurundiEdit

CEdit

CambodiaEdit

CameroonEdit

  • 1984: Presidential palace guards failed to overthrow president Paul Biya.

Central African RepublicEdit

ChadEdit

ChileEdit

ChinaEdit

CiskeiEdit

ColombiaEdit

ComorosEdit

Congo-BrazzavilleEdit

Congo-KinshasaEdit

Costa RicaEdit

CubaEdit

CyprusEdit

DEdit

DenmarkEdit

Dominican RepublicEdit

EEdit

EcuadorEdit

EgyptEdit

El SalvadorEdit

EnglandEdit

Equatorial GuineaEdit

EstoniaEdit

EthiopiaEdit

FEdit

FijiEdit

FranceEdit

GEdit

GambiaEdit

GeorgiaEdit

GhanaEdit

GreeceEdit

GrenadaEdit

GuamEdit

GuatemalaEdit

GuineaEdit

Guinea-BissauEdit

HEdit

HaitiEdit

HondurasEdit

HungaryEdit

IEdit

IndonesiaEdit

IranEdit

IraqEdit

ItalyEdit

Ivory CoastEdit

KEdit

South KoreaEdit

KyrgyzstanEdit

LEdit

LaosEdit

LatviaEdit

LesothoEdit

LiberiaEdit

LibyaEdit

LithuaniaEdit

There are estimated to be over 10 unsuccessful coups during the period of 1919-1940 in Lithuania.

MEdit

MadagascarEdit

MaliEdit

MauritaniaEdit

MexicoEdit

NEdit

NetherlandsEdit

NicaraguaEdit

NigerEdit

NigeriaEdit

OEdit

OmanEdit

PEdit

PanamaEdit

PakistanEdit

ParaguayEdit

PeruEdit

PolandEdit

PortugalEdit

REdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

RwandaEdit

SEdit

São Tomé and PríncipeEdit

SeychellesEdit

Sierra LeoneEdit

Solomon IslandsEdit

SomaliaEdit

SpainEdit

SudanEdit

SurinameEdit

SwedenEdit

SyriaEdit

TEdit

ThailandEdit

TogoEdit

TranskeiEdit

TunisiaEdit

TurkeyEdit

UEdit

UgandaEdit

UkraineEdit

United States of AmericaEdit

  • November 10, 1898: Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 Also known as the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 is the only successful coup d'état recorded in the United States.

UruguayEdit

VEdit

VendaEdit

VenezuelaEdit

South VietnamEdit

YEdit

YemenEdit

YugoslaviaEdit

ZEdit

ZanzibarEdit

  • Jan 12, 1964: John Okello led the coup to overthrow Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah Al Said

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Survivor of a coup TIME magazine
  2. ^ Page 455 The Fate of Africa: From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair
  3. ^ Page 130 Azerbaijan A Country Study
  4. ^ Page 184 God Willing: The Politics of Islamism in Bangladesh
  5. ^ Page 21 Bangladesh
  6. ^ Page 175 Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press
  7. ^ Page 38 A Political and Economic Dictionary of Latin America
  8. ^ Page 80 Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
  9. ^ Purcell, Roett–Brazil under Cardoso
  10. ^ Bakewell, Peter A history of Latin America: c. 1450 to the present Blackwell Publishing USA p. 518
  11. ^ Page 141 Industrialized Nature: Brute Force Technology and the Transformation of the Natural World
  12. ^ Page 725 The Encyclopedia of World History: ancient, medieval, and modern, chronologically arranged
  13. ^ Country profile: Burkina Faso BBC News
  14. ^ Obituary: Ne Win BBC News
  15. ^ Page 64 The Burmese Connection: Illegal Drugs and the Making of the Golden Triangle
  16. ^ a b Timeline: Burundi BBC News
  17. ^ Burundi: Leaders are changing but human rights abuses continue unabated Amnesty International
  18. ^ Who's who: Cambodia, Lon Nol PBS
  19. ^ Page 23 Central Africa
  20. ^ Bingham, Woodbridge (1950). "Li Shih-min's coup in A. D. 626. I: The climax of princely rivalry". Journal of the American Oriental Society 70 (2). 
  21. ^ Page 221 From Colonization to Democracy: A New Historical Geography of South Africa
  22. ^ Page 86 Conservative Parties, the Right, and Democracy in Latin America
  23. ^ Page 753 Time Almanac, 2004
  24. ^ Timeline: Republic of Congo BBC News
  25. ^ Page 590 The Americana Annual: An Encyclopedia of Current Events
  26. ^ Page 106 The Territorial Management of Ethnic Conflict
Last modified on 21 March 2014, at 10:28