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]

Jordan[edit]

1970:Failed PLO coup attempt against King Hussain.

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]

Philippines[edit]

  • 1972: Ferdinand Marcos self-coup
  • 1986: Juan Ponce Enrile and Fidel Ramos against Ferdinand Marcos
  • 1986–1989: Coup attempts against Corazon C. Aquino
  • 2001: EDSA Revolution of 2001
  • Attempted coups against Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • EDSA III
  • Oakwood Mutiny -The Oakwood Mutiny refers to a short-lived event which occurred in 27 July 2003 when members of the Philippine Marine Corps and Army took hold of the Glorietta Mall and the Oakwood Premier Condominium in Makati City. See Oakwood Mutiny
  • 2006 state of emergency in the Philippines
  • Manila Peninsula Mutiny

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]

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  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