Jean-Claude Duvalier

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Birthday
3, 1951
Birthplace
Haiti
Death Date
Oct 4, 2014 (63)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1951
Birthplace
Haiti
Death Date
Oct 4, 2014 (63)

About

In 1971, at the age of 19, he became the 41st President of Haiti. He served until 1986 when an uprising bumped him from office. He was a ruthless tyrant who killed thousands of his own people and profited off of the drug trade while most Haitians lived in poverty.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Haiti and studied law.

Trivia

His wedding was an estimated $3 million extravaganza. His office was benefited in its US relation during the Reagan Administration, due to his strong anti-communist stance.

Family Life

He married Michèle Bennett Pasquet in 1980, and they had two children: Nicholas and Anya.

Associated With

Due to his anti-communist stance he developed good relations with President Ronald Reagan, after his relations had previously suffered under Jimmy Carter's term.