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us: Duvalier, Jean-Claude, 1951-2014



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    • us: Bébé Doc, 1951-2014
    • us: Baby Doc, 1951-2014
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    • found: Haití bajo la opresión de los Duvalier, 1980: t.p. (Duvalier) p. 16 (Jean Claude Duvalier)
    • found: LC data base, 6/11/84 (hdg.: Duvalier, Jean Claude, 1951- ; usage: Jean-Claude Duvalier)
    • found: Haiti. President (1971-1986 : Duvalier). Message de Son Excellence Jean-Claude Duvalier ...)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 5, 2014 (Jean-Claude Duvalier, nicknamed "Bébé Doc" or "Baby Doc" (b. July 3, 1951, Port-au-Prince, Haiti) was the President of Haiti from 1971 until his overthrow by a popular uprising in 1986; succeeded François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, his father) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Claude_Duvalier}
    • found: New York times (online), viewed Oct. 6, 2014 (in obituary published Oct. 4: Jean-Claude Duvalier; b. July 3, 1951, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; d. there Saturday [Oct. 4, 2014], aged 63; former president of Haiti known as Baby Doc who ruled the country with a bloody brutality and then shocked it anew with a sudden return from a 25-year exile in 2011)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed April 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Duvalier, Jean-Claude; president, dictator; born 1951 in Haiti; born while his father, François Duvalier (“Papa Doc”) was in political exile in the countryside of Haiti, but assumed the presidency (1957); became president after his father's death, appointed members of Haiti's mulatto elite to important posts in his government (1971); initiated educational reform by hiring qualified foreigners as teachers and administrators; during the legislative elections, resorted to bribery and force to ensure victory for his political allies (1979) and political crackdown followed (1980); resigned as president and exiled to France (1986))
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