Martial Célestin

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Martial Célestin
1st Prime Minister of Haiti
In office
February 9, 1988 – June 20, 1988
President Leslie Manigat
Preceded by None
Succeeded by René Préval
Personal details
Born October 4, 1913(1913-10-04)
Ganthier, Haiti
Died February 4, 2011(2011-02-04) (aged 97)

Martial Lavaud Célestin (October 4, 1913 – February 4, 2011) was the first Prime Minister of Haïti. He was born in Ganthier and worked as a lawyer. President Leslie Manigat made him prime minister in March 1988.[1] A coup removed Célestin from power on 20 June 1988.

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