People's Republic of Benin
|People's Republic of Benin|
|République populaire du Bénin|
L'Aube Nouvelle (French)
The Dawn of a New Day
|Historical era||Cold War|
|•||Military coup||October 26, 1972|
|•||Established||November 30, 1975|
|•||Disestablished||March 1, 1990|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (XOF)|
The People's Republic of Benin was a socialist state in the Gulf of Guinea on the African continent. It became present-day Benin. The People's Republic was started on November 30, 1975, after the 1972 coup d'état in the Republic of Dahomey. It lasted until March 1, 1990, with a new constitution. The end of Marxism-Leninism in the nation was in 1989.
References[change | change source]
- A short history of the People's Republic of Benin (1974 - 1990)
- "Constitution de la République du Bénin[[Category:Articles containing French-language text]]" [Constitution of the Republic of Benin] (PDF). Government of Benin. December 11, 1990. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
Devenu République Populaire du Bénin le 30 Novembre 1975, puis République du Bénin le 1er mars 1990...URL–wikilink conflict (help)