Michel Martelly

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Michel Martelly
56th President of Haiti
In office
14 May 2011 – 7 February 2016
Prime MinisterJean-Max Bellerive
Garry Conille
Laurent Lamothe
Preceded byRené Préval
Succeeded byJocelerme Privert (acting)
Personal details
Born (1961-02-12) 12 February 1961 (age 62)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Political partyFarmers' Response Party
Spouse(s)Sophia Saint-Rémy

Michel Joseph Martelly (born 12 January 1961) is a Haitian politician, former musician, and businessman. He became the President of Haiti in May 2011.[1] His predecessor was René Préval. His stage name was Sweet Mickey.[2] He resigned on 10 February 2016.

References[change | change source]

  1. Michael E. Miller, 9 June 2011, New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Michel Martelly Is Haiti's New President. But the Former Palm Beach County Resident Has a Dark Side Archived 2014-10-19 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Singer "Sweet Micky" takes oath as Haiti's president". Reuters. May 14, 2011. Archived from the original on May 15, 2011. Retrieved May 14, 2011.