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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez held a military parade on February 4, 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of his failed coup. The 1992 takeover attempt turned him into a national phenomenon and launched his political career. He was first elected president in 1998.

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez held a military parade on February 4, 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of his failed coup. The 1992 takeover attempt turned him into a national phenomenon and launched his political career. He was first elected president in 1998.