Michel Oreste

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Michel Oreste
Michel Oreste portrait.jpg
23rd President of Haiti
In office
May 4, 1913 – January 27, 1914
Preceded by Tancrède Auguste
Succeeded by Oreste Zamor
Senator for the Ouest Department
In office
May 17, 1912 – May 4, 1913
Member of the Provisional Government of Haiti
In office
May 14, 1902 – May 26, 1902
Personal details
Born Michel Oreste-Lafontant
(1859-04-08)April 8, 1859
Jacmel, Haiti
Died October 29, 1918(1918-10-29) (aged 59)
New York, USA
Nationality Haitian
Spouse(s) Alice Euchariste Pommeyrac
Occupation Lawyer

Michel Oreste Lafontant (1859–1918) served as president of Haiti from May 1913 to January 1914. He was a reformist toppled by forces loyal to landowner elites such as his successor Oreste Zamor. He died in exile in New York City on 28 October 1918.

Preceded by
Tancrède Auguste
President of Haiti
May 1913 – January 1914
Succeeded by
Oreste Zamor