List of Haitian Presidents


President:

Years 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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