HEADS OF STATES OF HAITI: PRESIDENTS, KING AND EMPERORS

DatesYearsSkinIn OfficeDeath
Dessalines, Jean Jacques 1804-06 Black 2 assassinated
Christophe, Henri 1807-20 Black 13 suicide
Petion, Alexander 1807-18 Light 11 died in office
Boyer, Jean Pierre 1818-43 Light 25 overthrown
Riviere-Herard, Riviere 1843-44 Light 1 Overthrown
Guerrier, Philippe 1844-45 Black 1 died in office
Pierrot, Jean Louis 1845-46 Black 1 overthrown
Riche, Jean Baptiste 1847-47 Black 1 died in office
Soulouque, Faustin 1847-59 Black 12 overthrown
Geffrard, Fabre Nicholas 1959-67 Dark 8 overthrown
Salnave, Sylvain 1867-69 Dark 2 executed
Nissage-Saget 1870-74 Light 4 full term
Domingue, Michel 1874-76 Dark 2 overthrown
Boisrond Canal 1876-79 Light 3 overthrown
Salomon, Lysius Felicite 1879-88 Black 9 overthrown
Legitime, Francois 1888-89 Black 2 overthrown
Hyppolite, Florvil 1889-96 Black 7 died in office
Simon Sam, Tiresias 1896-02 Black 6 full term
Nord Alexis 1902-08 Black 6 overthrown
Simon, Antoine 1908-11 Black 3 overthrown
Leconte, Cincinnatus 1911-12 Dark 1 died in office
Auguste, Tancrede 1912-13 Light 1 died in office
Oreste, Michel 1913-14 Dark 9 months overthrown
Zamor, Oreste 1914 Dark 1 overthrown
Theodore, Davilmar 1914-15 Black 1 overthrown
Sam, Vilbrun 1915 Black 5 months assassinated
Dartiguenave, Sudre 1915-22 Light 7 full term (During 1st US Occupation)
Borno, Louis 1922-30 Light 8 full term (During 1st US Occupation)
Roy, Eugene 1930 Dark 1 full term (During 1st US Occupation)
Vincent, Stenio 1930-41 Light 11 full term (During 1st US Occupation until 1934)
Lescot, Elie 1941-46 Dark 5 overthrown
Estime, Dumarsais 1946-50 Black 4 overthrown
Magloire, Paul 1950-56 Black 6 overthrown (1957--5 transitory gov.)
Fignole, Daniel 1957 Black 1 month overthrown (1957--5 transitory gov.)
Duvalier, Francois 1957-71 Black 14 died in office
Duvalier, Jean-Claude 1971-86 Dark 15 overthrown
Namphy, Henri 1986-87 Black 1 full term
Manigat, Lesli 1988 Light 1 overthrown
Pascal-Trouillot, Etha 1990-91 Light 1 overthrown
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand 1991 Black 1 overthrown; in exile 3 of 5 year term.
Preval, Rene 1996 Black 1 still serving as of this writing (March 20, 1999)
Michel Martelly 2012 Black 5 Full term
Jovenel Moise 2017 Black Present Present