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FAUSTIN 1er. On 18 April 1852 at Port-au-Prince, both emperor and empress were c…

FAUSTIN 1er. On 18 April 1852 at Port-au-Prince, both emperor and empress were crowned in an immense and lavish ceremony in emulation of the coronation of the Napoleon. The president of the Senate attached to the breast of the Emperor a large decoration, passed a chain about the neck of...

À l’arrivée de Jean Jacques Dessalines au Cap-Haïtien, il n’y avait que quelques…

À l'arrivée de Jean Jacques Dessalines au Cap-Haïtien, il n'y avait que quelques incidents violents isolés à travers la ville. Cependant à son arrivée, les choses changèrent de façons radicales. À la fin du mois d'avril 1804, 3 000 à 5 000 personnes avaient été tuées, ce qui signifie...

He was elected by the Council of State on April 16, 1845, as President of Haïti …

He was elected by the Council of State on April 16, 1845, as President of Haïti he was intended to be a figurehead for the mulatto ruling class. A failure in that role and with his unpopular campaign against the Dominicans, who he considered as insurgents, he relinquished his...

1.Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche was born in Cap-Haïtien on May 26th, 1886 an…

1.Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche was born in Cap-Haïtien on May 26th, 1886 and died on April 15th, 1912. 2.He was sent to Beauvais in France to study and eventually graduated and got a degree as an engineer. 3.He married a French woman who he had 2 children with, she was pregnant...

One of the victims of the Titanic, Joseph Lemercier Laroche was a haitian engine…

One of the victims of the Titanic, Joseph Lemercier Laroche was a haitian engineer who was on this ship! and died on the RMS Titanic on April 15th, 1912. His family survived. He was the nephew of one of the president of Haiti... - Une des victimes de la tragédie du...

Sailing from Spain, on a mission for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, Nicolàs …

Sailing from Spain, on a mission for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, Nicolàs de Ovando arrived in Hispaniola on April 15, 1502 with a fleet of 30 ships. This was the largest that had set sail for the new world up to that point, he was accompanied by 2,500...

Michel Domingue who was born in Les Cayes in 1813, became President of Haiti fro…

Michel Domingue who was born in Les Cayes in 1813, became President of Haiti from June 14, 1874 until April 15, 1876. On June 11 1874, General Domingue was elected for a term of 8 years as president of Haiti. After political turmoil and violence, President Domingue resigned on...

President Philippe Guerrier, who was born Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier d…

President Philippe Guerrier, who was born Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier died during his presidency. He held office from May 3rd 1844 until his death on April 15th, 1845. - President Philippe Guerrier, né Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier meurt durant son mandat présidentiel. Il fût sur le pouvoir du 3 mai 1844...