Before the unsuccessful putsch on July 15, the republic went through at least four coups.

Protesters wave a large Turkish flag during an anti-coup rally in Taksim Square in Istanbul. July 25, 2016.
Protesters wave a large Turkish flag during an anti-coup rally in Taksim Square in Istanbul. July 25, 2016.

Before the failed putsch of July 15, Turkey had gone through four coups in recent history.

From the first military intervention in 1960 which led to the execution of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes to the "post-modern coup" in 1997 which resulted in the resignation of Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, TRT World explores the various circumstances which led to the overthrowing of governments.

Source: TRT World