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Antonio Thrasybule Kébreau
(11 November 1909 – 13 January 1963)
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Antonio Thrasybule Kébreau

Antonio Thrasybule Kébreau was Chairman of the Military Council and President of the Republic of Haiti from 14 June – 22 October 1957. His short reign followed that of Daniel Fignolé and preceded that of François Duvalier.

Early life

Born in Port-au-Prince in 1909, he joined the army and entered the military academy at age 21.

Career

In 1957 he became colonel. Following the removal of President Daniel Fignole, forced into exile less than three weeks after taking office, he formed 14 June 1957 a military council which he chairs the Government, assisted by the colonels and Adrien Emile Zamor Valville.

He organized in September 1957 elections that allow a former government minister Dumarsais Estime, Dr. Francois Duvalier, to be elected to the presidency. The council dissolves upon arrival to power of François Duvalier, 22 October 1957, four months later.

Death

Kébreau died 13 January 1963, aged 53.

Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Thrasybule_Kebreau
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OCCUPATION: Politician
 
BORN: 11 November 1909
BIRTHPLACE: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
 
DIED: 13 January 1963 (aged 53)
DEATHPLACE:Petionville, Haiti
 
NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
President of Haiti: 14 June 1957 – 22 October 1957
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