René Préval

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René Préval
René Préval on March 31, 2010.jpg
52nd & 55th President of Haiti
In office
May 14, 2006 – May 14, 2011
Prime Minister Jacques-Édouard Alexis
Michèle Pierre-Louis
Jean-Max Bellerive
Preceded by Boniface Alexandre
Succeeded by Michel Martelly
In office
February 7, 1996 – February 7, 2001
Prime Minister Claudette Werleigh
Rosny Smarth
Jacques-Édouard Alexis
Preceded by Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Succeeded by Jean-Bertrand Aristide
2nd Prime Minister of Haiti
In office
February 13, 1991 – October 11, 1991
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Preceded by Martial Célestin
Succeeded by Jean-Jacques Honorat
Minister of Interior and National Defence
In office
February 19, 1991 – October 11, 1991
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Preceded by Joseph Maxi (Interior)
Jean Thomas (National Defence)
Succeeded by Gracia Jean
Personal details
Born (1943-01-17)January 17, 1943
Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Died March 3, 2017(2017-03-03) (aged 74)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Political party Lespwa
Spouse(s) Geri Benoit (Divorced)
Solange Lafontant (Divorced)
Elisabeth Delatour (2009–present)
Alma mater College of Gembloux
Catholic University of Leuven
University of Pisa
Profession Agronomist

René Garcia Préval (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne pʁeval]; January 17, 1943 – March 3, 2017) was a Haitian politician and agronomist. He was twice President of the Republic of Haiti. [1]

He served from February 7, 1996 to February 7, 2001, and from May 14, 2006 to May 14, 2011. He was also Prime Minister from February 1991 to October 11, 1991.

References[change | change source]

  1. "René Garcia Préval". KnowledgeWalk Institute. Archived from the original on 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 

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