Duvalier



François
[frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), (“Papa Doc”) 1907–71, Haitian physician and dictator: president 1957–71.
his son, Jean-Claude
[zhahn-klohd] /ʒɑ̃ˈkloʊd/ (Show IPA), (“Baby Doc”) born 1951, Haitian political leader: president 1971–86.
Contemporary Examples

“In this moment of pain and of mourning, I must assure you of my absolute solidarity,” Duvalier wrote.
‘Baby Doc’ Speaks Eric Pape January 14, 2010

Duvalier was declared president for life in 1971, after the death of his father, Francois “Papa Doc” Duvalier.
Baby Doc Met with Tears and Cheers in Haiti Lisa Armstrong January 16, 2011

Think Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier of Haiti, and Suharto of Indonesia, among others.
The Hunt for Mubarak’s Billions Philip Shenon February 11, 2011

But Duvalier, famously known as “Baby Doc,” emerged from the shadows via email late Friday night.
‘Baby Doc’ Speaks Eric Pape January 14, 2010

Duvalier can even argue that many Haitians were better off under his rule than they are now; how could they be worse off?
Baby Doc’s Shocking Homecoming Eric Pape January 16, 2011

He feels that Duvalier will be the one to provide homes and jobs for people like him.
Baby Doc Met with Tears and Cheers in Haiti Lisa Armstrong January 16, 2011

Asindor agrees that most of what the foreign media and organizations have said about Duvalier is not true.
Baby Doc Met with Tears and Cheers in Haiti Lisa Armstrong January 16, 2011

Yet Duvalier never apologized for his family’s brutality and continued to defend his rule until his death.
Baby Doc Met with Tears and Cheers in Haiti Lisa Armstrong January 16, 2011

Lisa Armstrong reports from Port au Prince on the welcome reception Duvalier received from his supporters.
Baby Doc Met with Tears and Cheers in Haiti Lisa Armstrong January 16, 2011

Historical Examples

Supposedly, President Duvalier received a letter from Washington.
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

noun
François (frɑ̃swa), known as Papa Doc. 1907–71, president of Haiti (1957–71)
his son, Jean-Claude (ʒɑ̃klod), known as Baby Doc. born 1951, Haitian statesman; president of Haiti 1971–86; deposed; lived in exile in France before returning to Haiti in 2011

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