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Presidents of Haiti
President Year(s) in Office Notes
Toussaint Louverture 1791 - 1802 Leader of the Haitian Revolution
Jean Jacques Dessalines, Governor 1804 -
Jean Jacques Dessalines, Emperor 1804 - 1806 Assassinated
Henri Christophe, President 1807 - 1811 -
Henri Christophe, King 1811 - 1820 Suicide
Alexandre Petion 1807 - 1818 Died in office
Jean-Pierre Boyer 1818 - 1843 Overthrown
Charles Rivière-Hérard 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, President 1847 - 1849 -
Faustin Soulouque, Emperor 1849 - 1859 Overthrown
Fabre Nicholas Geffrard 1859 - 1867 Overthrown
Sylvain Salnave 1867 - 1869 Eexecuted
Nissage Saget 1870 - 1874 Full term
Michel Domingue 1874 - 1876 Overthrown
Pierre Théoma Boisrond-Canal 1876 - 1879 Overthrown
Lysius Felicite Salomon 1879 - 1888 Overthrown
Francois Legitime 1888 - 1889 Overthrown
Florvil Hyppolite 1889 - 1896 Died in office
Tirésias Simon Sam 1896 - 1902 Full term
Nord Alexis 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 Provisional Leader (1st US occupation)
Sternio Vincent 1930 - 1941 Full term (occupation until 1934)
Élie Lescot 1941 - 1946 Overthrown
Franck Lavaud 1946 Provisional Leader
Dumarsais Estimé 1946 - 1950 Overthrown
Paul Eugène Magloire 1950 - 1956 Overthrown
Joseph Nemours Pierre-Louis* 1956 - 1957 Provisional Leader
Franck Sylvain* 1957 Provisional Leader
Executive Government Council 1957 Provisional Leader
Antonio Thrasybule Kebreau 1957 Chairman of the Military Council
François Duvalier 1957 - 1971 Died in office
Jean-Claude Duvalier 1971 - 1986 Overthrown
Henri Namphy 1986 - 1987 Full term
Leslie Manigat 1988 Overthrown
Henri Namphy* 1988 - 1989 Overthrown
Prosper Avril* 1989 - 1990 Overthrown
Ertha Pascal-Trouillot* 1990 - 1991 Provisional Leader
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1991 Overthrown
Joseph Nerette* 1991 - 1992 Provisional Leader
Marc Bazin 1992 - 1993 Acting Prime Minister
Émile Jonassaint* 1994 Provisional Leader
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1994 - 1996 Finished remainder of term
René Préval 1996 - 2001 Full term
Jean-Bertrand Aristide 2001 - 2004 Overthrown
Boniface Alexandre* 2004 - 2006 Provisional Leader
René Préval 2006 - 2011 Full term
Michel Martelly 2011 - 2016 Full term
Jocelerme Privert* 2016 - 2017 Provisional President
Jovenel Moïse 2017 - present Current President

*Provisional Leader

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