Jean-Bertrand, born 1953, Haitian priest and political leader: first democratically elected president, 1991, 1994–96, 2001–04.
Contemporary Examples

Hold elections that will remove the troublesome Aristide from the National Palace.
Bill Clinton’s Shameful Haiti Legacy Bob Shacochis January 18, 2010

The U.S. under Bill Clinton (“He is my twin,” Aristide told me in 1993) put Aristide back in power.
What Haiti Needs Amy Wilentz January 15, 2010

By then Aristide had become considerably less popular and less democratically elected.
Haiti in Crisis Mark Leon Goldberg January 12, 2010

Aristide returned to power, and left peacefully when his term expired two years later.
Clinton to the Rescue Bryan Curtis, Benjamin Sarlin January 13, 2010

There was, of course, much pressure exerted on them by France, which had found Aristide’s demand politically disconcerting.
Why Haiti’s Earthquake Is France’s Problem Tunku Varadarajan January 13, 2010

Historical Examples

He drew a crumpled sheet from his pocket and handed it to Aristide.
The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol William J. Locke

Aristide, I would have you remember, was a child of the South.
The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol William J. Locke

On the twenty-eighth, a loud knocking on the door of the house brings Aristide Dauvray to the door.
The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage

“You and the good Jules were always sympathetic,” said Aristide.
The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol William J. Locke

Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.
The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol William J. Locke


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