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

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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 independent, he retired from active service and became a plantation owner. In May 1844, President Rivière-Hérard was removed from office by the mulatto hierarchy and replaced with the aged black general Philippe Guerrier, who assumed the presidency on May 3, 1844. Guerrier held office for only 11 months before he died on April 15, 1845.

Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier était officier de carrière et général dans l’armée haïtienne. Soldat respecté, Guerrier avait dirigé avec succès l’armée noire du sud durant la révolution haïtienne. Après l’indépendance d’Haïti, il prit sa retraite et devint propriétaire d’une plantation. En mai 1844, le président Rivière-Hérard fut démis de ses fonctions par la hiérarchie mulâtre et remplacé par le vieux général noir Philippe Guerrier, qui assuma la présidence le 3 mai 1844. Guerrier ne resta en poste que 11 mois avant sa mort, en exercice, le 15 avril 1845.

Jean-Jacques Louis Philippe Guerrier se te yon ofisye, jeneral nan lame ayisyen. Yon sòlda ki te respekte, li te dirije lame a nwa sid la ak siksè nan revolisyon ayisyen an. Apre endepandans Ayiti a, li te pran retrèt li e li te vin mèt yon plantasyon. Nan mwa me 1844, Prezidan Rivière-Hérard te pedi pouvwa lè yerachi mulat la ranplase li pa general ansyen nwa a Philippe Guerrier, ki te monte sou prezidans nan 3 me 1844. Guerrier te sou pouvwa sèlman pou 11 mwa anvan l mouri, yon 15 avril 1845.

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1) www.haiti-reference.com
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