1973: Georgios Papadopoulos ousted in Greece

1973 – Georgios Papadopoulos, head of the military Regime of the Colonels in Greece, is ousted in a hardliners’ coup led by Brigadier General Dimitrios Ioannidis.

Papadopoulos was tried for his part in the crimes of the junta, and spent the remainder of his life in prison.

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