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Nicholas Fabre Geffrard is sworn in a President of Haiti

Caribbean and West Indies, 1857, zoomable map
01/23/1859
After a successful insurrection against Faustin Elie Souloque, the self-styled Emperor Faustin I, who had ruled since 1849, Nicholas Fabre Geffrard was sworn in a president of Haiti. He ruled until his exile in 1867. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1860), 386.
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