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Sylvain Salnave

In office
May 4, 1867 – December 27, 1869
Preceded by Fabre Geffrard
Succeeded by Nissage Saget

Born 1827
Died 1870

Sylvain Salnave (1827 - 1870) was a Haïtian general. He was the President of Haïti from 1867 to 1869. In 1867 he was elected president after he led the overthrow of President Fabre Geffrard. During his term there were constant civil wars between the various factions.[1]


  1. ^ Rogozinski, Jan (1999). A Brief History of the Caribbean (Revised ed.). New York: Facts on File, Inc.. pp. 220. ISBN 0-8160-3811-2.  
Preceded by
Fabre Geffrard
President of Haïti
Succeeded by
Nissage Saget


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