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  • Coup d’etat (1973 Chilean coup d’etat) David Kim
  • Content
    • Definition of coup d’etat
    • 1973 Childean coup d’etat
      • Before the coup
      • Who
      • Why
      • When
      • Where
      • What
    • Lasting effects
  • What is the meaning of coup d’etat?
    • The sudden overthrow of a government by a usually small group of persons in or previously in positions of authority.
  • 1973 Chilean coup d’etat
    • The Chilean coup d’etat of 1973 was a watershed event in the history of Chile and the Cold War. Historians and partisans alike have wrangled over its implications ever since.
  • Who
    • The Chilean military overthrew president Salvador Allende
    • The Chilean military led by General Augusto Pinochet.
  • Why
    • The objective was to replace a progressive, democratically elected government by a brutal military dictatorship.
  • When
    • On September 11, 1973
      • Less than two months after the first failed coup attempt, and less than a month after the Chamber of Deputies.
  • Where
    • Chile
  • What
    • The successful coup in Chile, 1973. For the failed coup attempt in June of the same year, Tanquetazo.
  • Lasting effects
    • It has sometimes been argued that the removal of the democratically-elected socialist Allende by the US-backed Pinochet, among other factors, led the Soviet Union to partially step away from détente, and pursue a more ambitious foreign policy concerning Third World influence. As such the coup may have had a considerable geopolitical impact.