1883 – 1974
Who was Élie Lescot?
Antoine Louis Léocardie Élie Lescot was the President of Haiti from May 15, 1941 to January 11, 1946. He was a member of the country's light-skinned elite and used the political climate of World War II to sustain his power and ties to the United States, Haiti's powerful northern neighbor. His administration presided over a period of economic downturn and harsh political repression of dissidents.
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- Dec 9, 1883
- Also known as
- Elie Lescot
- Oct 20, 1974
on July 23, 2013
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