1994 Gambian coup d'état

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1994 Gambian coup d'état
Location Gambia AU Africa.svg
Date 22 July 1994
Location The Gambia
Result

Coup attempt succeeds.

Belligerents
Flag of The Gambia.svg Government of the Gambia Military faction
Commanders and leaders
Dawda Jawara Yahya Jammeh

In the 1994 Gambian coup d’état, a group of soldiers led by then 29-year-old Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh seized power in a bloodless coup d’état on 22 July, ousting Dawda Jawara who had been President of the Gambia since 1970.[1]

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