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Haitian Leader:

(Titles include Governor,

Emperor, King, President,

Prime Minister)

Year(s) in Office:

Notes about term of Office:

Jean Jacques Dessalines, Governor



Jean Jacques Dessalines, Emperor



Henri Christophe, President

1807 - 1811


Henri Christophe, King



Alexander Petion

1807 - 1818

died in office

Jean Pierre Boyer

1818 - 1843


Riviere Riviere-= Herard

1843 - 1844


Philippe Guerrier

1844 - 1845

died in office

Jean Louis Pierrot

1845 - 1846


Jean Baptiste Riche

1847 - 1847

died in office

Faustin Soulouque, President

1847 - 1849


Faustin Soulouqu e, Emperor



Fabre Nicholas Geffrard

1859 - 1867


Sylvain Salnave

1867 - 1869


Nissage Saget

1870 - 1874

full term

Michel Domingue=

1874 - 1876


Boisrond Canal

1876 - 1879


Lysius Felicite Salomon

1879 - 1888


Francois Legitime

1888 - 1889


Florvil Hyppolite

1889 - 1896

died in office

Tiresias Simon Sam

1896 - 1902

full term

Nord Alexis

1902 - 1908


Antoine Simon

1908 - 1911


Cincinnatus Leconte

1911 - 1912

died in office

Tancrede Auguste

1912 - 1913

died in office

Michel Oreste

1913 - 1914


Oreste Zamor



Davilmar Theodore

1914 - 1915


Vilbrun Sam



Sudre Dartigue= vave

1915 - 1922

full term (1st US Occupation)

Louis Borno

1922 - 1930

full term (1st US Occupation

Eugene Roy*


(1st US occupation)

Sternio Vincent

1930 - 1941

full term (occupation until 1934)

Élie Lescot

1941 - 1946


Franck Lavaud



Dumarsais Estim&ea= cute;

1946 - 1950


Paul Eugène Magloire

1950 - 1956


Joseph Nemours Pierre-Louis*

1956 - 1957


Franck Sylvain*



Executive Government Council



Antonio Thrasybule Kebreau
(Chairman of the Military Council)



François Duvalier

1957 - 1971

died in office

Jean-Claude Duvalier

1971 - 1986


Henri Namphy

1986 - 1987

full term

Lesli Manigat



Henri Namphy*

1988 - 1989


Prosper Avril*

1989 - 1990


Etha Pascal-T= rouillot*

1990 - 1991

full term

Jean-Bertrand Aristide



Joseph Nerette*=

1991 - 1992


Marc Bazin (acting prime minister)

1992 - 1993


Émile Jonassai= nt*



Jean-Bertrand Aristide

1994 - 1996

finished remainder of term

Rene Preval

1996 - 2001

full term

Jean-Bertrand Aristide

2001 - 2004


Boniface Alexandre*

2004 - 2006


René Préval

2006 -


[*Provisional Leader]



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