Eustache Antoine Francois Joseph Louis Borno, Haitian President
Here is Eustache Antoine Francois Joseph Louis Borno, Haitian politician who was President of Haiti from 1922 to 1930.
He served during the period United States occupied Haiti.
After a Haitian mob killed President Vilbrun Guillaume Sam in 1915, in the legation of France, where he had taken refug, U.S. troops landed in Haiti. They organized the election where , Philippe Sudré Dartiguenave, became president. Borno was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs under President Joseph Davilmar Théodore. One major event that Louis Borno was involved in was his refusal to cede financial control of the country to the United States. The United States responded by confiscating the reserves of the National Bank of Haiti.« Previous · Next »