Jean Claude Duvalier and Francois Duvalier

Jean Claude Duvalier and Francois Duvalier

Jean Claude Duvalier taking a picture with his Father, Francois Duvalier.

For the most part, the only son of Francois Duvalier, Jean Claude spent his youth in isolation.

He was not allowed to have has many friends as many teens do. He became president fro life at the age of 19. At that time, he was the youngest president in the world

Duvalier's Lavish Lifestyle in Exile

Deceased Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier ruled Haiti for 15 years before being exiled. He fled with wife Michele to Europe, finally settling in France on the Cote d'Azur.

The couple resided in a villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Duvalier dined at five-star establishments, routinely picking up the tab for his entourage. Much of his wealth was ill-acquired during his rule, and Michele was rumored to refrigerate her minks so she could wear them in the palace.

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