17 juli 1973: Koning Zahir Shah (Afghanistan) afgezet na coup

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1973 Jul 17, In Afghanistan Zahir Shah was on vacation in Europe, when his government was overthrown in a military coup headed by Daoud Khan and PDPA (Afghan Communist Party). He was overthrown by a relative in a palace military coup and a Republic was ushered in. Zahir Shah fled to Italy.

(SFC, 9/27/96, p.A12)(SFC, 9/28/96, p.A8)(WA, 1997,p.737)(www.afghan, 5/25/98)(SFC, 9/22/01, p.A7)

Land: AFG