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François C. Antoine Simon


In office
December 6, 1908 – August 3, 1911
Preceded by Pierre Nord Alexis
Succeeded by Cincinnatus Leconte

François C. Antoine Simon (aka Antoine Sam) was President of Haiti from 6 December 1908 to 3 August 1911.[1] He was ousted from power by supporters of Cincinnatus Leconte, who was his successor.

Family

President Simon's daughter, Celestina, was a voodoo priestess who famously married and divorced her sacred goat.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ John Carlos Rowe, Literary culture and U.S. imperialism: from the Revolution to World War II (Oxford University Press US, 2000), page 274)
  2. ^ Zorah Neale Hurston, Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica (Heath and Company, 1938)
  3. ^ John Carlos Rowe, Literary culture and U.S. imperialism: from the Revolution to World War II (Oxford University Press US, 2000), page 274)

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