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Elie Lescot and Wife

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Elie Lescot and Wife

This is Haitian president Elie Lescot with his wife.

During his government, that was right around the second world war, Elie Lescot his government offered refuge to European Jews
In 1942, Elie Lescot suspended the Haitian Constitution, claiming the Second World war put him in an obligation to suspend of the constitution and had the parliament give him unlimited executive powers.

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