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Haitian President Franck Sylvain, General Leon Cantave, Fignole

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Haitian President Franck Sylvain, General Leon Cantave, Fignole

Here is a picture of Haitian President Franck Sylvain, General Leon Cantave, Daniel Fignolé

President Franck Sylvain's Two-Month Presidency

Franck Sylvain, born August 3, 1909 in Grand Goâve, was an attorney, judge, politician, and short-term president of Haiti.

During his political career he held conservative views, establishing in 1934 an anti-communist newspaper "The Crusade". In party politics he led, establishing an underground political organization, "Gathering of the Haitian People".

Parliament selected him as President Joseph Pierre-Louis's successor. He served 56 days before being ousted by General Leon Cantave. His memoirs are entitled The 56 Days of Franck Sylvain.

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