Felix Morisseau-Leroy Haitian Writer
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Félix Morisseau-Leroy was known for writing many of his work in the Haitian Creole language and he was the first in this area. He was born on March 13, 1912 and died September 5, 1998
Félix Morisseau-Leroy pushed for the recognition of Haitian Creole is widely appreciated. He was given credit for making Creole as an official language of Haiti.
He made some international contributions as well. Félix Morisseau-Leroy helped to develop national literature in Ghana and Senegal. He also contributed to the Haitian community in the Diaspora. In Miami specifically, he was very influential in making Creole accepted in a variety of public institutions and also encouraged its study in academia.