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1969 Libyan coup d'état

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Libyan Revolution 1969

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The al Fateh Revolution - The Overthrow of King Idris

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The 1969 Libyan coup d'état, also known as the al-Fateh Revolution or the 1 September Revolution, was a military coup d'état in Libya carried out by the Free Officers Movement, a group of military officers led by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, which led to the overthrow of King Idris I.
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