List of coups d'état and coup attempts by country

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This is a list by country of coups d'état and coup attempts, in chronological order.

A[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

B[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Benin[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burma[edit]

Burundi[edit]

C[edit]

Cambodia[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Chad[edit]

Chile[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Chilean coups d'état.

China[edit]

Ciskei[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Congo-Brazzaville[edit]

Congo-Kinshasa[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

D[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

E[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Egypt[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

England[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

F[edit]

Fiji[edit]

France[edit]

G[edit]

Gambia[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Greece[edit]

Grenada[edit]

Guam[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

H[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Hungary[edit]

I[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Italy[edit]

Ivory Coast[edit]

J[edit]

Japan[edit]

K[edit]

Kenya[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

L[edit]

Laos[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Libya[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

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

M[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Mali[edit]

Mauritania[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Morocco[edit]

N[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Niger[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

O[edit]

Oman[edit]

P[edit]

Panama[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

R[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

S[edit]

São Tomé and Príncipe[edit]

Seychelles[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

Solomon Islands[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sudan[edit]

Suriname[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

  • January 8, 1800: Republicans (Hans Konrad Escher, Paul Usteri, Albrecht Rengger, Bernhard Friedrich Kuhn.) ousting the Patriots ( Karl Albrecht von Frisching, Karl von Müller-Friedberg und Carl Heinrich Gschwend)
  • August 7, 1800: Patriots ousting the Republicans
  • October, 27/28 1801: Federalist (Alois Reding & Johann Rudolf von Frisching) with help of the French Raymond Verninac ousting Unitarier and Patriots
  • April 17, 1802: Unitarier under the Lead of Bernhard Friedrich Kuhns ousting the Federalist Alois Reding
  • September 6, 1839: Züriputsch: Radical Movement under the lead of Conrad Melchior Hirzel & Fridrich Ludwig Keller ousting the Liberals. Killing of Johannes Hegtschweiler.

Sweden[edit]

Syria[edit]

T[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Togo[edit]

Transkei[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Turkey[edit]

U[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

V[edit]

Venda[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

South Vietnam[edit]

Y[edit]

Yemen[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Z[edit]

Zanzibar[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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