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Frincois Duvalier, the first Day of his presidency

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Frincois Duvalier, the first Day of his presidency

Here is a picture of Haitian President Francois Duvalier taking office in 1957. This is after he had defeated Louis Déjoie, a mulatto land-owner and industrialist from the north of Haiti. During this election, Francois Duvalier received support from mass, cam paigning as a populist, using a noiriste strategy of challenging the mulatto elite class

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