1994 Gambian coup d'état
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|1994 Gambian coup d'état|
|Government of the Gambia||Military faction|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Dawda Jawara||Yahya Jammeh|
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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.
- Saine, Abdoulaye S.M. (1996). "The Coup d'Etat in The Gambia, 1994: The End of the First Republic". Armed Forces & Society. 23 (1): 97–111.
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