Martial Célestin

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Martial Célestin
1st Prime Minister of Haiti
In office
February 9, 1988 – June 20, 1988
PresidentLeslie Manigat
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRené Préval (as Prime Minister in 1991)
Minister of Justice
In office
February 12, 1988 – June 20, 1988
PresidentLeslie Manigat
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byFrançois Saint-Fleur
Succeeded byFritz Antoine
Personal details
Born
Martial Lavaud Célestin

(1913-10-04)October 4, 1913
Ganthier, Haiti
DiedFebruary 4, 2011(2011-02-04) (aged 97)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
NationalityHaitian
ProfessionLawyer, teacher

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Haiti Appoints Prime Minister". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-01-30.