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  Duvalier, François "Papa Doc"
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NameFrançois "Papa Doc" Duvalier
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Port-au-Prince, , Haiti
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Born April 14, 1907
Died April 21, 1971 (64 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifiedBen
Apr 14, 2005 08:47am
Tags Reactionary - Reprimanded - Catholic - Straight -
InfoFather: Duval Duvalier teacher, journalist, justice of the peace.

Mother: Uritia Abraham bakery employee

Attended Lycee Petion
Worked on a newspaper Action Nationale and used the non de plume ABDERRAHMAN

1938 Papa Doc helped found Les Griots (poets, story tellers) focus on negritude with Lorimer Denis.
Hospice Saint Francois de Sales (did his internship)

Dec. 27, 1939 married Simone Ovide Faine a nurse. They had four children:
Marie Denise, Simone Nicole, and Jean-Claude

1943--1946 Asst. to U.S. Army medical mission. Also did two term in public health at Michigan University.


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Son Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier 1951-

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  04/00/1964 President for Life of the Republic of Haiti Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/00/1961 President of the Republic of Haiti Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/22/1957 President of the Republic of Haiti Won 71.18% (+43.41%)
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