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The History of Haiti

•  Spanish Discovery and Colonization    •  Boyer: Expansion and Decline
•  French Colonialism   •  Decades of Instability, 1843-1915
•  French Settlement and Rule   •  United States Occupation, 1915-34
•  Colonial Society   •  Politics and the Military, 1934-57
•  Slave Rebellion of 1791   •  François Duvalier, 1957-71
•  Toussaint Louverture   •  Jean-Claude Duvalier, 1971-86
•  Independence of Haiti   •  List of Haitian Presidents
•  Christophe's Kingdom and Pétion's Republic   •  The Constitution of Haiti

List of Haitian Presidents
President: Year(s) in Office: Notes about term:
Jean Jacques Dessalines 1804 - 1806 assassinated
Henri Christophe 1807 - 1820 suicide
Alexander Petion 1807 - 1818 died in office
Jean Pierre Boyer 1818 - 1843 overthrown
Riviere Riviere-Herard 1843 - 1844 overthrown
Philippe Guerrier 1844 - 1845 died in office
Jean Louis Pierrot 1845 - 1846 overthrown
Jean Baptiste Riche 1847 - 1847 died in office
Faustin Soulouque 1847 - 1859 overthrown
Fabre Nicholas Geffrard 1859 - 1867 overthrown
Sylvain Salnave 1867 - 1869 executed
Saget Nissage 1870 - 1874 full term
Michel Domingue 1874 - 1876 overthrown
Canal Boisrond 1876 - 1879 overthrown
Lysius Felicite Salomon 1879 - 1888 overthrown
Francois Legitime 1888 - 1889 overthrown
Florvil Hyppolite 1889 - 1896 died in office
Tiresias Simon Sam 1896 - 1902 full term
Alexis Nord 1902 - 1908 overthrown
Antoine Simon 1908 - 1911 overthrown
Cincinnatus Leconte 1911 - 1912 died in office
Tancrede Auguste 1912 - 1913 died in office
Michel Oreste 1913 - 1914 overthrown
Oreste Zamor 1914 overthrown
Davilmar Theodore 1914 - 1915 overthrown
Vilbrun Sam 1915 assassinated
Sudre Dartiguevave 1915 - 1922 full term (1st US Occupation)
Louis Borno 1922 - 1930 full term (1st US Occupation
Eugene Roy 1930 full term (1st US occupation)
Sternio Vincent 1930 - 1941 full term (occupation until 1934)
Élie Lescot 1941 - 1946 overthrown
Franck Lavaud 1946
Dumarsais Estimé 1946 - 1950 overthrown
Paul Eugène Magloire 1950 - 1956 overthrown
Joseph Nemours Pierre-Louis* 1956 - 1957
Franck Sylvain* 1957
Executive Government Council 1957
Antonio Thrasybule Kebreau
(Chairman of the Military Council)
1957
François Duvalier 1957 - 1971 died in office
Jean-Claude Duvalier 1971 - 1986 overthrown
Henri Namphy 1986 - 1987 full term
Lesli Manigat 1988 overthrown
Henri Namphy 1988 - 1989 overthrown
Prosper Avril 1989 - 1990 overthrown
Etha Pascal-Trouillot* 1990 - 1991 full term
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1991 overthrown
Joseph Nerette* 1991 - 1992
Marc Bazin (acting prime minister) 1992 - 1993
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1993 - 1994
Émile Jonassaint* 1994
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1994 - 1996 finished remainder of term
Rene Preval 1996 - 2000 full term
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 2000 - 2004 overthrown
Boniface Alexandre* 2004 - 2006
René Garcia Préval 2006 - 2011 full term
Michel Martelly 2011 -  

[*Provisional Leader]
 

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