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Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier was a career officer and general in the Hai…

Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier was a career officer and general in the Haitian Army who became President of Haïti on May 3, 1844. He died in office on April 15, 1845. A respected soldier, Guerrier had successfully commanded the southern black army during the Haitian Revolution. After Haiti became...

Président Charles Rivière-Hérard was declared President of Haiti on 4 April 184…

Président Charles Rivière-Hérard was declared President of Haiti on 4 April 1843. General Jean-Jacques Acaau, they formed what became known as "L’Armée Souffrante". In April of that year, they met and defeated a government army, although soon after this, their advance on the Haitian capital was checked at...

Joseph Antoine Tancrede Augustus, was born on March 16, 1856 in Cap-Haïtien, he …

Joseph Antoine Tancrede Augustus, was born on March 16, 1856 in Cap-Haïtien, he was president of the Republic of Haiti August 9, 1912 to his death. His presidency, which lasted only 8 months, began in crisis, his predecessor who had just died in the explosion of his palace caused...

Born in Cap-Henry, actual Cap-Haïtien, he was the son of a high-ranking official…

Born in Cap-Henry, actual Cap-Haïtien, he was the son of a high-ranking official in the regime of Henri Christophe, and Blézine Georges, Christophe's illegitimate daughter. Alexis joined the army in the 1830s, serving under President Jean-Louis Pierrot, his father-in-law. He became President on 21 December 1902 at the age...

Haitian Heritage Month is a celebration in the United States of Haitian heritage…

Haitian Heritage Month is a celebration in the United States of Haitian heritage and culture. It was first celebrated in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1998. Tele Kreyol, one of the Boston Haitian Access Television programs, celebrated the whole month of May with a series of programs on Haitian history, culture,...

In Histoire d’Haïti, Madiou continued to work as a Haitian author before combati…

In Histoire d'Haïti, Madiou continued to work as a Haitian author before combating the portraits of Haiti on the foundation of the country. It covers an important part when it writes the first national history complete by a Haitian author. The story was not only valuable to Haitians, for...

Born in Port-au-Prince on 30 April 1814, Antoine Bernard Thomas Madiou was a Hai…

Born in Port-au-Prince on 30 April 1814, Antoine Bernard Thomas Madiou was a Haitian historian. He left Haiti at 10 to go study in France at the "Collège Royal d'Angers." He later received a Bachelor of Arts and a degree in Letters in Rennes, France. For 2 years, he...

St-Marc is a commune of western Haiti, the 4th largest city of the country and t…

St-Marc is a commune of western Haiti, the 4th largest city of the country and the 2nd largest of the department of Artibonite after Gonaives. Its port is largely used and preferred due to the heavy congestion in Port-au-Prince, and its central location between major cities of the area...