Deposition (politics)

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This article is about the political definition. For other uses, see Deposition (disambiguation).

Deposition by political means concerns the removal of a politician or monarch.[1] It may be done by coup, impeachment, invasion, or forced abdication.[2] The term may also refer to the official removal of a clergyman, especially a bishop, from ecclesiastical office.

Notable deposed politicians[edit]

Notable deposed monarchs[edit]

Notable deposed bishops[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b The deposition of Richard II, J.P.Sommerville, History Department, University of Wisconsin
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