• (noun): A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.
    Synonyms: coup d'etat, putsch, takeover
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on coup:

Audi A5 - First Generation - Initial Release - S5 (2007–)
... See also Audi S5 The Audi S5 was released in coupé form to the public at the same time as the A5 ... Despite sharing the same nameplate, the powertrains were different between the coupé and the Cabriolet/Sportback for the 2010–12 model years ... The 2010–12 Audi S5 coupé had a 4.2 litre Fuel Stratified Injection (FSI) V8 engine that produces 260 kW (349 hp), while the S5 Cabriolet and Sportback have a ...
Arturo Tolentino - Post Vice-Presidency - 1986 Coup
... Tolentino then would launch a coup on July 6, 1986 declaring that since Marcos was in exile, he was constitutionally the acting President of the ... of civilian supporters and about a hundred military backers, ending the failed coup attempt ...
Iliesa Duvuloco
... to establish a Commission empowered to compensate victims and pardon perpetrators of the coup d'état which deposed the elected government of Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry in May 2000 ... to comment on allegations made by Maciu Navakasuasua, who was convicted of coup-related offences, that he was a party to the planning of the coup ...
Roberto Viaux
2005) was a Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état attempts in Chile in 1969 and 1970 ... On October 22, 1970 coup-plotters loyal to Viaux attempted to kidnap constitutionalist Chilean Army Commander-in-chief General René Schneider, who was ... As far as Kissinger's role in the coup, declassified U.S ...
Pharnaces II Of Pontus - Coup
... Mithridates VI was keen to wage war with the Romans once more, but Pharances was less keen, and thus began a plot to remove his father from power ... His plans were discovered, but the army, not wishing to engage Pompey and the Roman armies, supported Pharnaces ...

More definitions of "coup":

  • (noun): A brilliant and notable success.