There's nothing like a political coup, but politicians have over the centuries shown they are just as likely to knife a member of their own side as their opposition.
In the wake of Kevin Rudd's shock victory over Julia Gillard in a surprise leadership election, HuffPost UK takes a look at some of the most shocking political backstabbers, from Julius Caesar to John Major...
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