Spanish rebels storm Parliament

Spanish rebels storm Parliament

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  • Spain - Golpe 23 febrero 1981

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"23-F" was an attempted coup d'état in Spain that began on 23 February and ended the following day. Its most visible figure, Antonio Tejero, led the failed coup's most notable event: a group of 200 armed officers of the Guardia Civil burst into the Spanish Congress of Deputies during the vote to elect the country's new Prime Minister.

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