Jean-Claude Duvalier

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Jean-Claude Duvalier
Baby Doc (centrée).jpg
41st President of Haiti
In office
April 22, 1971 – February 7, 1986
Preceded by François Duvalier
Succeeded by Henri Namphy
Personal details
Born (1951-07-03)July 3, 1951
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Died October 4, 2014(2014-10-04) (aged 63)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Nationality Haitian
Political party National Unity Party
Spouse(s) Michèle Bennett
(1980–1990)
Domestic partner Veronique Roy
(1990–2014)
Relations François Duvalier
(father)
Simone Ovide
(mother)
Children Nicolas Duvalier
Anya Duvalier
Religion Vodou, nominally Roman Catholic

Jean-Claude Duvalier (French: [ʒɑ̃klod dyvalje]), nicknamed "Bébé Doc" or "Baby Doc" (July 3, 1951 – October 4, 2014) was the President of Haiti from 1971 until his overthrow by a popular uprising in 1986. He succeeded François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, his father, as the ruler of Haiti.

Duvalier died of a heart attack on October 4, 2014, at the age of 63.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jean-Claude Duvalier, former Haitian dictator, dies aged 63". The Guardian. 2014 Guardian News and Media Limited. 4 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.

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