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  1. 1. Coup d’etat (1973 Chilean coup d’etat) David Kim
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Definition of coup d’etat </li></ul><ul><li>1973 Childean coup d’etat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before the coup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lasting effects </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the meaning of coup d’etat? <ul><li>The sudden overthrow of a government by a usually small group of persons in or previously in positions of authority. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1973 Chilean coup d’etat <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who <ul><li>The Chilean military overthrew president Salvador Allende </li></ul><ul><li>The Chilean military led by General Augusto Pinochet. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why <ul><li>The objective was to replace a progressive, democratically elected government by a brutal military dictatorship. </li></ul>
  7. 7. When <ul><li>On September 11, 1973 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less than two months after the first failed coup attempt, and less than a month after the Chamber of Deputies. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Where <ul><li>Chile </li></ul>
  9. 9. What <ul><li>The successful coup in Chile, 1973. For the failed coup attempt in June of the same year, Tanquetazo. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lasting effects <ul><li>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. </li></ul>