Miscellaneous

What is a coup de tat?


1 Answer

It's spelled C-O-U-P D-'-E-T-A-T. It's a French term. A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, is the overthrow of an existing government by non-democratic means; typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a dictator, the military, or a political faction.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1579058799737) }}

LIVE
Points points 140
Rating 0
Sign-in to view all answers

Similar Questions
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE